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.

More Information: Wikipedia

Redfin Pickerel