family Esocidae

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Related to family Esocidae: Esox americanus, Esox lucius, Aphredoderidae
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Esocidae - pikes; pickerels; muskellunges
fish family - any of various families of fish
order Perciformes, order Percomorphi, Perciformes, Percomorphi - one of the largest natural groups of fishes of both marine and fresh water: true perches; basses; tuna
Esox, genus Esox - type and only genus of the family Esocidae
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2844 18.8 11.9 Pimephales notatus 5 <0.01 <0.01 Family Catostomidae Catostomus commersoni Moxostoma valenciennesi I <0.01 0.6 Family Ictaluridae Ameiurus melas Noturus gyrinus 6 <0.01 0.1 Family Esocidae Esox lucius Family Salmonidae Coregonus sp.
Class Osteichthyes Order Salmoniformes Family Esocidae (Pikes) Esox sp.
Grass pickerel Esox americanus vermiculatus (Crossman, 1966) is the smallest member of the family Esocidae which includes muskellunge Esox masquinongy, northern pike Esox lucius, chain pickerel Esox niger and redfin pickerel Esox americanus americanus (Crossman, 1966).