Esox

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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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The local presence of Esocidae and Poeciliidae were both associated with Plains Topminnow absence statewide, but further investigation found their potential influence to be focused to areas where these species are more prevalent (i.
3 66 Esocidae Northern pike Esox lucius (a) 3 <0.
1888 1945 1981 1986 2008 Species (1) (2) (11) (14) (32) Lepisosteidae Lepisosteus osseus 1 1 Clupeidae Dorosoma cepedianum 2 1 5 Esocidae Esox americanus 2 Cyprinidae Campostoma anomalum 4 3 20 Ctenopharyngodon idella 5 Cyprinella spiloptera 2 2 32 C.
Class Osteichthyes Order Salmoniformes Family Esocidae (Pikes) Esox sp.