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Recent observations

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Observer

reallifeecology

Date

January 11, 2017 04:48 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Tropical Gar Atractosteus tropicus

Date

January 7, 2017 10:37 AM CST

Description

Pez de cuerpo alargado y cilíndrico, con una longitud aproximada de 50 centímetros, tiene un largo hocico; es de color gris con manchas de color negro. Presenta escamas ganoideas (que tienen una capa ósea recubierta por otra capa de una sustancia parecida al esmalte), grandes, gruesas, en forma de rombo y yuxtapuestas

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What

Florida Gar Lepisosteus platyrhincus

Observer

neild

Date

May 21, 2013 09:30 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Spotted Gar Lepisosteus oculatus

Observer

fishesoftexas

Date

October 22, 2016 09:42 AM CDT

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What

Longnose Gar Lepisosteus osseus

Observer

fishesoftexas

Date

October 22, 2016 09:42 AM CDT

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What

Alligator Gar Atractosteus spatula

Observer

christadenning

Date

January 3, 2017 09:56 AM CST

Description

It looks like they are competing for the same food.

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What

Longnose Gar Lepisosteus osseus

Date

July 30, 2010 01:30 PM HST

Description

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

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What

Florida Gar Lepisosteus platyrhincus

Observer

plruiz

Date

January 2, 2017 11:46 AM EST

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What

Longnose Gar Lepisosteus osseus

Observer

ekmoody

Date

May 24, 2013 12:53 PM MDT

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What

Florida Gar Lepisosteus platyrhincus

Observer

swampcicada

Date

December 29, 2016 01:30 PM EST

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No photos or sounds

What

Spotted Gar Lepisosteus oculatus

Observer

danjohnson77077

Date

December 26, 2016 06:41 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Spotted Gar Lepisosteus oculatus

Observer

mikeintyler

Date

April 16, 2010 06:02 PM CDT
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Description from Wikipedia

In American English, the name gar (or garpike) is strictly applied to members of the Lepisosteidae, a family including seven living species of fish in two genera that inhabit fresh, brackish, and occasionally marine, waters of eastern North America, Central America, and the Caribbean islands.

No range data available.
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