Redfin Pickerel – 8/11/10
Observer: Paul Lauenstein
Observation Date: 8/11/10
Observation Time: 8:00 a.m.
Observation Location: Gavins Pond outflow pool
Common Name: Redfin Pickerel
Scientific Name: Esox americanus americanus
Comments: Redfin pickerel only reach a maximum of about a foot in length. They are typically much smaller—this specimen was only about 4″ long. They are common in Sharon’s streams. Preys on invertibrates and smaller fish.
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