Specimen Information

Esox lucius
Esox lucius
(Northern Pike)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID850753
GroupFishes
GenusEsox
Specieslucius
Common NameNorthern Pike
StateMT
CountySanders
LocalityLonepine (Dryfork) Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Flathead
HUC8 Number17010212
HUC10 NameLower Little Bitterroot River
HUC10 Number1701021204
HUC12 NameDry Fork Creek
HUC12 Number170102120403
Map
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Collection Year1953
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked illegally
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27494
Author:Vashro, J.
Date:1990
Title:Illegal aliens
Journal:Montana Outdoors
Volume:1990
Issue:July/August
Pages:35-37
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Specimen Impactthey have in some instances wiped out bass, perch, and trout populations in MT


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/15/2019].

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