MUSKELLUNGE
Summary information for MUSKELLUNGE
Common Name MUSKELLUNGE
Scientific Name ESOX MASQUINONGY
Status GAME
Primary Habitat Association Aquatic - river/stream
Preferred Habitat Occurs in lakes and pools and backwaters of slow-moving streams. Prefers clear water with dense aquatic vegetation.
Distribution Not native to Missouri. 1st introduced in 1966 at Pomme deTerre reservoir. Additional stockings there annually. Other stocked Lakes: Lake of the Ozarks, Pony Express Lake, Hazel Creek Lake and Lake girardeau *001*.
Known to
occur in
these
counties:
ADAIR, CAMDEN, CAPE GIRARDEAU, DEKALB, DENT, HICKORY

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