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Northern Pike Illustrated

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Northern Pike (Esox lucius), colored pencil

About the Northern pike:
Northern pikes eat animals (fish, rodents, waterfowl, frogs, etc.) a third their size. They live ten to 26 years. They are also referred to as jacks and jackfish.


Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (having a spinal cord)
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata (vertebrates with jaws)
Superclass: Osteichthyes (bony fish, including ray-finned and lobe finned fish)
Class: Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes)
Subclass: Neopterygii
Infraclass: Teleostei
Superorder: Protacanthopterygii
Order: Esociformes (pikes, mudminnows)
Family: Esocidae (pike, pickerels)
Genus: Esox (pikes)
Species: E. lucius

More information about Northern Pikes:
Michigan Department of Natural Resources
Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness: Esox lucius

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