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Length, age and estimated back-calculated length of pike (Esox lucius) in relation to water temperature from Lake Mälaren and the Swedish Baltic Sea archipelago 1963-2019

Published: 15 February 2022

On 3 February 2022, a new SLU dataset was published in the Swedish National Data Service's research data catalogue.

Data description

  • Data on estimated back-calculated body growth from both harvested and non-harvested populations of northern pike over 50 years along the Baltic Sea coast and in Lake Mälaren, Sweden.
  • Data on surface water temperature from Kvädöfjärden (Batltic Sea) and Lake Mälaren during the study period.

Primary investigators

  • Örjan Östman, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Aquatic Resources
  • Terese Berggren, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Aquatic Resources
  • Göran Sundblad, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Aquatic Resources
  • Ulf Bergström, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Aquatic Resources

Data repository

Swedish National Data Service research data catalogue.

More information and access to the dataset

Örjan Östman et al., 2022. Length, age and estimated back-calculated length of pike (Esox lucius) in relation to water temperature from Lake Mälaren and the Swedish Baltic Sea archipelago 1963-2019.