Esox lucius


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Related to Esox lucius: Micropterus dolomieu, Osmerus mordax
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Noun1.Esox lucius - voracious piscivorous pike of waters of northern hemisphereEsox lucius - voracious piscivorous pike of waters of northern hemisphere
pike - any of several elongate long-snouted freshwater game and food fishes widely distributed in cooler parts of the northern hemisphere
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"We've caught a lot of footlong northerns that had no problem attacking a lure almost as big as they were, so I don't think walleyes would welcome feisty little Esox lucius critters to tbeir family gatherings."
For reliability of fecal analyses, Tinca tinca, Capoeta tinca, Esox lucius, Sander lucioperca, and Cyprinus carpio, which were the fish species caught from Kizilirmak river, were boiled in water and their body skeletons were obtained by cleaning with water on a wire sieve with 0.5 mm mesh, and were used as comparison material for identification of fish remains obtained as a result of fecal analysis.
Abstract--The daily deposition of growth increments within both sagittae and lapilli was validated for known-age laboratory-reared (18[degrees]C) larval northern pike (Esox lucius) (9-33 mm in standard length [SL]) sampled 1, 7, 14, 22, and 28 days after hatching.
baremoze, whose lamina propria had numerous straight tubular glands, as has been reported in Esox lucius [33, 34] and Lates niloticus [35].
Since the 1990s, nonnative smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu) and northern pike (Esox lucius) have garnered attention because they are such voracious predators.
For them - and quite rightly too - esox lucius is a valuable resource, a sport fish to be cherished and treated with respect.
Four piscivorous fishes such as pike, Esox lucius, European catfish, Silurus glanis, pikeperch, Sander lucioperca, and Eurasian perch, Perca fluviatilis, co-occur in Kaniv Reservoir (Ukraine).
The same was demonstrated for catfish Clarias batrachus (MORITA et al., 2006) and northern pike Esox lucius (ALAVI et al., 2009), where sperm motility occurred only in solutions hyposmotic in relation to seminal plasma.
1) and provide rearing habitat for northern pike (Esox lucius L.) (Gantner, 2013).
2B), pike Esox lucius (35%) and roach (27%) were more important than gudgeon (16%) and stickleback (8%), their relative biomass importance being influenced by a few large individuals.
Northern pike (Esox lucius), muskellunge (Esox masquinongy), and Sander vitreus are the most abundant and dominant predators; feeding on abundant cisco (Coregonus artedi), Perca flavescens, and cyprinids.