Walleye Sander vitreus (Mitchill, 1818)In need of conservation    Synonyms: Stizostedion vitreum, Walleyed Pike.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Actinopterygii   >   Order Perciformes   >   Family Percidae   >   Genus Sander   

Description:

Note white spot on the base of the tail, unspotted and cloudy spiny dorsal, and yellowish tint to body coloration to separate this species from the very similar Sauger (not recorded in Maryland) (J. Corcoran, pers. comm.).

There are 11 records in the project database.

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Walleye in Cecil Co., Maryland (6/13/2020). (c) baltimorefishing1, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by baltimorefishing1 via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Walleye in Garrett Co., Maryland (8/16/2021). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

Walleye in Garrett Co., Maryland (8/16/2021). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

A Walleye caught in the Delaware River in Monroe Co., Pennsylvania (11/25/2016). Photo by Jon Corcoran. (MBP list)

Walleye in Cecil Co., Maryland (6/13/2020). (c) baltimorefishing1, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by baltimorefishing1 via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Walleye from Dane Co., Wisconsin (5/2010). Photo by Corey Raimond. (MBP list)


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