Specimen Information

Esox lucius
Esox lucius
(Northern Pike)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID263738
GroupFishes
GenusEsox
Specieslucius
Common NameNorthern Pike
StateAK
CountyKenai Peninsula
LocalityScout Lake (along Sterling Hwy)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Kenai Peninsula
HUC8 Number19020302
HUC10 NameLower Kenai River
HUC10 Number1902030218
HUC12 NameLongmere Lake-Kenai River
HUC12 Number190203021802
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month10
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked illegally
Statusextirpated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18879
Author:Petri, D.
Date:2009
Title:Yikes, Pike!: Fish and Game tacklkes invasive species.
Publisher:Peninsula Clarion News
Issue:October 15
Reference 2
Ref. Number:32223
Author:Western Regional Panel Members
Date:2018
Title:Member Update Reports for the Western Regional Panel Meeting
Publisher:Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Western Regional Panel
Pages:52
Commentstreated with rotenone; success unknown. Update: Success. Pike were established until the "pike suppression program" of 2014-2018 under the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, which resulted in the eradication of northern pike from the Kenai Peninsula, effective year 2018.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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