Muskellunge Esox masquinongy Mitchill, 1824  Synonyms: Muskie.


Muskellunge, or Muskies - the especially impressive beasts of the pike family - are not native to Maryland but occur in non-tidal areas of the Potomac (original source unknown) and in stocked areas, some of them surprising such as Centennial Lake in Howard County.

There are 7 records in the project database.

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A Tiger Muskellunge (Muskellunge x Northern Pike hybrid) stocked at New Germany SP, Garrett Co., Maryland (5/31/2013). Photo by Matt Tillett. (MBP list)

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