Taxon profile


Northern Pike
Esox lucius Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Esociformes »  family Esocidae - pikes »  genus Esox - Pike

Scientific synonyms

Esox boreus Agassiz, 1850
Esox estor Lesueur, 1818
Esox lucioides Agassiz & Girard, 1850
Esox lucius atrox Anikin, 1902
Esox lucius bergi Kaganowsky, 1933
Esox lucius variegatus Fitzinger, 1832
Esox lucius wiliunensis Kirillov, 1962
Esox nobilior Thompson, 1850
Esox reichertii baicalensis Dybowski, 1874
Luccius vorax Rafinesque, 1810

Other names

= Common Pike
= Great Lakes Pike
= Great Northern Pickerel
= Great Northern Pike
= Jack
= Jackfish
= Pickerel

Least Concern



Taxon in country check-lists*

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Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/8666]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Esox lucius Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN ARKive [/pike/esox-lucius/]

ARKive []
Data retrieved on: 16 December 2010
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [304650]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Esox lucius Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [258]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2007): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 5. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii), kostnatí (Neopterygii) - stříbrnicotvární (Argentiniformes), ďasové (Lophiiformes), Národní muzeum (zoologické oddělení), Praha, 91 str. [as Esox lucius Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2013
EN Daniels, R. A.; R. S. Morse; B. R. Weatherwax (2006): Fish, Conewango Creek, Allegheny River Drainage, New York, USA [], Check List 2(1):14-19 [as Esox lucius Linnaeus, 1758]

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