REDFIN - (Esox americanus)
Common Names - Little
pickerel, mud pickerel, grass pickerel, banded pickerel, redfinned pike.
Description - Redfin pickerels have 15 to 36 dark, wavy vertical
bars and reddish-orange lower fins. Otherwise the coloration is much the
same as that of chain pickerels. There is a dark, backward slanting bar
below the eye. The snout is shorter and broader than that of a chain
pickerel. Normally there are 11 to 13 branchiosstegal rays on the
underside of the lower jaw.