Common name of Esox lucius
Common name Common pike
Language English
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 3 - (Other common name)
Country United States (contiguous states)
Ref. Tomelleri, J.R. and M.E. Eberle, 1990
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core morphology
1st modifier mod. for abundance
2nd modifier
Remarks 'Common', i.e., alluding to the frequency of occurrence of the species in freshwaters of its range; 'pike' from Old English 'pic', in allusion to the long pointed jaws of this species (p. 394 in Ref. 11979).
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita
Modified by Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G.
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