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Related to Esox: Esox niger, Esox americanus, Esox lucius, Esox masquinongy

Esox

a large predatory freshwater fish in the suborder Esocoidea. The two common species are Esox lucius (northern pike) and Esox americanus (pikerel), both popular sporting fish. Called also pike.
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A good northwesterly wind of five to six or seven knots are the optimum conditions Esox needs when she sets sail on June 14.
These transactions give ANS ownership of the advanced infusion pump technologies developed by IDP and ESOX.
Esox americanus vermiculatus (= Esox umbrosus)--USNM 32269 (4).
Other species present include bluegill; largemouth bass, Micropterus salmoides; black bullhead, Ameiurus melas; and the recently established northern pike, Esox lucius, which was first documented in 1998 (Paukert and Willis 2000).
Since at least the 1970s, there are records of Walleye (Sander vitreus), Tiger Musky (Esox lucius x Esox masquinongy), Channel Catfish (Ictalurus punctatus), Northern Pike (Esox lucius), and Smallmouth Bass (Micropterus dolomieu) being introduced into the lake (Tetra Tech 2002; Robertson 2006).
Among the species identified as sensitive in Title 117, Nebraska Surface Water Quality Standards, is the grass pickerel, Esox americanus, which was documented in our collections below the hydro in 1993 and 2000.
For the miscellaneous species, Esox americanus and Aphredoderus sayanus show a small decrease in occurrence (Figure 7).
nocturnus, freckled madtom 4 4 Pylodictus olivaris, flathead catfish 81 41 21 Esocidae Esox americanus, grass pickerel 82 27 52 E.
Year Species 1941 1997 1998 Amia calva X Ctenopharyngodon idella X Erimyzon sucetta X Umbra limi X X Esox americanus X X X Esox lucius X X X Fundulus dispar X Fundulus notatus X Ameiurus nebulosus X Lepomis gulosus X X Lepomis macrochirus X X X Lepomis gibbosus X X Lepomis microlophus X Micropterus salmoides X X X Pomoxis annularis X Pomoxis nigromaculatus X Total species 7 8 10 Table 2.
stigmosus Taylor, northern WC madtom Pylodictis olivaris (Rafinesque), I flathead catfish Order Salmoniformes (trout, slamon, whitefish) Family Esocidae (pikes) Esox americanus Gmelin, grass pickerel E.
tergisus, mooneye 1-3, 5-7, 9-11, 62 Umbridae Umbra limi, central 26, 28, 35, 36, 70 mudminnow Esocidae Esox americanus 12, 15, 16, 18, vermiculatus, grass 32, 35, 39 pickerel E.