It is a freshwater fish, a predator. In the Baltic Sea it can be found at river mouths. It reaches a length of up to 150 cm and weighs up to about 10 kg. The body of the pike is flattened, streamlined. Scales quite small, oval, firmly embedded in the skin. Colouration variable - depending on environmental conditions.
White meat, firm, lean and tasty, easily digestible. Quite bony. In Polish cuisine, pike is usually eaten fried, straight from the frying pan. Stuffed pike is also popular.