Also known as American Pike, Common Pike, Great Lakes Pike, Great Northern Pike, Great Northern Pickerel, Jack, Jackfish, Pickerel, Snake, Wolf.
Found singly, usually in shallow clearwater basins, creeks, freshwater lakes, pools and rivers rich in vegetation.
They feed crayfish, fish and frogs.
Length - 150cm
Depth - 0-30m
Widespread Circumpolar (Although is believed to have been introduced throughout Europe)
These fish are sometimes cannibalistic as they tend to be the only species present in a given body of water. They may also be heavily infested with parasites. Ref: http://www.fishbase.org/summary/258