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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Esociformes
Family: Esocidae Pikes

Genus: Esox

(See list of species below)



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8 species (see list below)

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Photo by Love, J.W.

North America
Max. Length 39.4 cm FL
Esox americanus americanus Gmelin, 1789

Photo by Love, J.W.
 
Esox americanus americanus
[Redfin pickerel]

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy

North America
Max. Length 37.6 cm TL
Esox americanus vermiculatus Lesueur, 1846

Photo by The Native Fish Conservancy
 
Esox americanus vermiculatus
[Grass pickerel]
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Europe
Max. Length 41.6 cm SL

 
Esox aquitanicus
[Aquitanian pike]

Photo by Bianco, P.G.

Europe
Max. Length 35 cm SL
Esox cisalpinus Bianco & Delmastro, 2011

Photo by Bianco, P.G.
 
Esox cisalpinus
[]

Photo by Zienert, S.

Circumpolar in fresh wate
Max. Length 150 cm TL
Esox lucius Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Zienert, S.
 
Esox lucius
[Northern pike]

Photo by Divino, J.N.

North America
Max. Length 183 cm TL
Esox masquinongy Mitchill, 1824

Photo by Divino, J.N.
 
Esox masquinongy
[Muskellunge]

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF

North America
Max. Length 99 cm TL
Esox niger Lesueur, 1818

Photo by N. Burkhead & R. Jenkins, courtesy of VDGIF
 
Esox niger
[Chain pickerel]

Photo by JJPhoto

Asia
Max. Length 115 cm TL
Esox reichertii Dybowski, 1869

Photo by JJPhoto
 
Esox reichertii
[Amur pike]
8 Species of Family Esocidae with Genus Esox
(Pikes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1789 Esox americanus americanus Redfin pickerel North America 39.4 FL
1846 Esox americanus vermiculatus Grass pickerel North America 37.6 TL
2014 Esox aquitanicus Aquitanian pike Europe 41.6 SL
2011 Esox cisalpinus Europe 35 SL
1758 Esox lucius Northern pike Circumpolar in fresh wate 150 TL
1824 Esox masquinongy Muskellunge North America 183 TL
1818 Esox niger Chain pickerel North America 99 TL
1869 Esox reichertii Amur pike Asia 115 TL



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