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Northern Pike: Ecology, Conservation, and Management History

Rodney B. Pierce


The northern pike—sometimes affectionately known as the “aquatic wolf”—is one of the most sought after and mythologized fishes in Minnesota, but until now there have been few books devoted to the history and ecological management of the species. Based on pioneering research, this book offers a complete collection of information on the species. A tremendously important game fish and resource both in Minnesota and throughout the northern hemisphere, northern pike populations directly reflect local geology and human influence, playing a key role in the health of freshwater ecosystems. As urbaniza ... More

Keywords: northern pike, aquatic wolf, fish, ecological management, game fish, Minnesota, freshwater ecosystems

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780816679546
Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015 DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816679546.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rodney B. Pierce, author