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

Lucius lucius (Linnaeus, 1758)
Esox lucius atrox Anikin, 1902
Esox reichertii baicalensis Dybowski, 1874
Esox lucius bergi Kaganowsky, 1933
Esox boreus Agassiz, 1850
Esox estor Lesueur, 1818
Trematina foveolata Trautschold, 1884
Esox lucioides Agassiz & Girard, 1850
Esox nobilior Thompson, 1850
Esox lucius variegatus Fitzinger, 1832

Other names

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

Least Concern



Taxon in country check-lists*

* List of countries might not be complete

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [258]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
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 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
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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