Kingfisher with a pike by Julia Brooks 1/8
Common seal with a pike by Darren Williams 2/8
Jack pike at NWT Upton by Ian Davis 3/8
Grey heron with a large pike by Elizabeth Dack 4/8
Pike in a dyke with a wound by Bob O'Neill 5/8
Cormorant with a pike by Brian Macfarlane 6/8
Common seal with a pike by Darren Williams 7/8
Pike by Broads Authority 8/8

Pike Esox lucius

Pike weighing over 30lb have been caught in NWT Hickling Broad in Norfolk. Pike are a top predator and therefore are dependant on healthy freshwater food chains.

Conservation status

Not threatened.

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Pike of over 30lb have been caught in NWT Hickling Broad. The British record for a pike is 46lb 13oz caught in Llandegfedd Reservoir, Wales in 1992.

Large pike have been seen to take ducklings, little grebes, small ducks and brown rats.
 

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