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Pike (fish)

A pike (Esox lucius, order Esociformes, family Esocidae) is a carnivorous fish of brackish and freshwaters of northern hemisphere. Eats mainly fish, but water voles and ducklings are also known to fall prey to pikes. Pikes grow to a relatively large size, length of 150 cm and weight of 25 kg are not unheard of.

See also: Lake pike, fishing for pike