Esox americanus vermiculatus

Grass pickerel have a elongated, oval body that is dark olive to black on top and a white belly.They have dark wavy lines on their sides with gray fins.It has a large mouth with well developed teeth. It can grow up to ten inches and weighs up to half a pound. It is a carnivorous fish. It is also called a grass pike, little pickerel, or the pickerel. The species is considered stable. Current threats include fishing, channelization, and riparian habitat removal.