Esociformes: Esocidae, Pikes, and Umbridae, Mudminnows

  • Authors: Warren, Mel
  • Publication Year: 2020
  • Publication Series: Book Chapter
  • Source: Freshwater Fishes of North America


This chapter is an authoritative synthesis covering the ecology, morphology, reproduction, distribution, behavior, taxonomy, conservation, and the fossil record of the Pikes, family Esocidae and Mudminnows, Umbridae. The encyclopedic review is accompanied by color photographs, detailed illustrations, and figures creating a rich textual and visual experience that covers everything known about the diversity, natural history, ecology, and biology of these interesting families.

  • Citation: McCormick, F. H.; Grande, T.;  Thiele, C.; Warren, M. L., Jr.; Lopez, J. A.; Wilson, M. V. H.; Tabor, R. A.; Olden, J. D.;Kuehne, L. M. 2020. Esociformes: Esocidae, Pikes, and Umbridae, Mudminnoows. P. 193-260 in Freshwater Fishes of North America. M.L. Warren, Jr., B. M. Burr, A. A. Echelle, B. R. Kuhajda, and S. T. Ross, eds. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD. 911 p.
  • Keywords: Pikes, Mudminnows, Esociformes, Esox, Umbra, Dallia, Novumbra, Kenoza, Esocidae, Umbridae
  • Posted Date: August 13, 2020
  • Modified Date: September 29, 2020
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