A large pike that occurs only in the Great Lakes region. Also called maskinonge or lunge3.
- Esox masquinongy, family Esocidae.
- Predatory fish in the ecozone include the lake sturgeon, brook trout, lake trout, northern pike, muskellunge, largemouth bass, sauger, and walleye.
- A tiger muskie is a hybrid between a muskellunge and a northern pike.
- Their close relative, the muskellunge, have scales covering only the upper half of their cheek and gill covers.
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