Common name of Esox lucius
 
Common name Jackfish
Language English
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 3 - (Other common name)
Country Canada
Locality
Ref. Scott, W.B. and E.J. Crossman, 1973
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core behavior
1st modifier
2nd modifier
Remarks 'Jack', i.e., to hunt or fish at night with a jacklight, probably alluding to the nocturnal feeding habits of this species; 'fish' from Germanic 'fiskaz' from same source as Latin 'piscis' from Indo-European word 'piskos' (p. 229 in Ref. 11979).
 
Entered by Garilao, Cristina V.
Modified by Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G.
Checked by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D.
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