Amur pike

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Amur pike
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Esociformes
Family: Esocidae
Genus: Esox
E. reichertii
Binomial name
Esox reichertii
(Dybowski, 1869)[1]

The Amur pike (Esox reichertii) is a pike native to the Amur River system in east Asia, as well as freshwater habitat on the island of Sakhalin. It is also known as the blackspotted pike. It is closely related to the northern pike. It reaches a length of 115 cm (3 ft 9 in), a weight of 12.5 kg (28 lb), sporting a silvery body with small, black spots. Like other pike, this species is prized for sport fishing.

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  1. "Esox reichertii". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 24 January 2006.

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