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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Spotted gar Lepisosteus oculatus

Observer

sarahroberts

Date

September 10, 2014 09:40 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Off channel oxbow

Photos / Sounds

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What

Longnose gar Lepisosteus osseus

Observer

johnkarges

Date

November 14, 2012 04:24 PM CST

Description

One individual in culvert eddy of Devils River concrete crossing, private property.
N29.98221 W-101.16988

Photos / Sounds

What

Longnose gar Lepisosteus osseus

Observer

johnkarges

Date

March 21, 2011 10:03 AM CDT

Description

Several long-nosed gar in spring discharge and outflow adjacent to Devils River, including one dark individual.
N29.87386

Photos / Sounds

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What

spotted gar Lepisosteus oculatus

Observer

benlabay

Date

September 19, 2014 12:07 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Spotted Gar Lepisosteus oculatus

Observer

fishesoftexas

Date

September 10, 2014 10:56 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gars Family Lepisosteidae

Observer

annikaml

Date

September 21, 2013 10:30 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Spotted Gar Lepisosteus oculatus

Observer

dfwuw

Date

August 5, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Trapped in the last remnants of Lemmon Lake before it dried completely in the summer of 2012.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Florida Gar Lepisosteus platyrhincus

Observer

cryptocoryne

Date

August 20, 2014 01:58 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Spotted Gar Lepisosteus oculatus

Observer

dfwuw

Date

June 14, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

spotted gar Lepisosteus oculatus

Observer

dfwuw

Date

May 25, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Longnose Gar Lepisosteus osseus

Observer

dfwuw

Date

February 2, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Alligator Gar Atractosteus spatula

Observer

dfwuw

Date

May 20, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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.