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Recent observations

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What

Alligator Gar Atractosteus spatula

Observer

jerry16

Date

March 15, 2016 11:06 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Longnose Gar Lepisosteus osseus

Observer

e_keith

Date

July 16, 2016 09:10 AM CDT

Description

Caught in Neches River.

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What

Spotted Gar Lepisosteus oculatus

Observer

e_keith

Date

July 17, 2016 08:52 AM CDT

Description

Caught in Neches River.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Longnose Gar Lepisosteus osseus

Observer

tripp1978

Date

July 21, 2016 03:43 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Shortnose Gar Lepisosteus platostomus

Observer

kdmclinn

Date

July 7, 2016 11:39 AM CDT

Place

Viola, KS (Google, OSM)

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What

Longnose Gar Lepisosteus osseus

Observer

rcurtis

Date

July 9, 2016 05:54 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Adult and numerous 6-inch young seen along overhanging banks

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What

Spotted Gar Lepisosteus oculatus

Observer

aaavery

Date

August 29, 2009

Description

Young Spotted Gar (Lepisosteus oculatus) Union Parish

Photos / Sounds

What

Shortnose Gar Lepisosteus platostomus

Observer

tkrehbiel

Date

July 7, 2016 11:42 AM CDT

Description

Small short nose gar caught in a seine in the Ninnescah river at the WSU field station. It has a lighter colored side and significantly shorter snout than the long nose gar and spotted gar also found in Kansas. You can see it's razor sharp teeth in the third picture.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

atassin

Date

July 9, 2016 11:06 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Shortnose Gar Lepisosteus platostomus

Observer

naturalist972

Date

July 7, 2016 11:35 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Florida Gar Lepisosteus platyrhincus

Observer

jokurtz

Date

April 3, 2015 11:22 AM HST

Tags

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What

Longnose Gar Lepisosteus osseus

Observer

sarah92

Date

June 30, 2016 11:21 AM EDT
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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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