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Recent observations

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What

Longnose Gar Lepisosteus osseus

Observer

friel

Date

January 30, 2016 10:34 AM CST

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What

Spotted Gar Lepisosteus oculatus

Observer

familiesinnature

Date

January 24, 2016 02:10 PM CST

Description

Observations made during our group's Glass Bottom Boat Tour at the Meadows Center.

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What

Spotted Gar Lepisosteus oculatus

Observer

rebecca_atx

Date

January 24, 2016 02:10 PM CST

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What

Spotted Gar Lepisosteus oculatus

Observer

rebecca_atx

Date

January 20, 2016 11:34 AM CST

Description

Please forgive my awful phone images during the Glass Bottom boat tours. Couldn't take the kids on this awesome field trip without snagging a few observations. :)

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What

Longnose Gar Lepisosteus osseus

Observer

reallifeecology

Date

January 11, 2016 04:32 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

What

Spotted Gar Lepisosteus oculatus

Observer

carloscarrera

Date

November 20, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Spotted Gar Lepisosteus oculatus

Observer

reallifeecology

Date

January 10, 2016 05:16 PM EST

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What

Spotted Gar Lepisosteus oculatus

Observer

kjhurme

Date

December 28, 2015 03:37 PM CST

Description

Pretty well camouflaged from above! With nice rainbow lighting.

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What

Spotted Gar Lepisosteus oculatus

Observer

coreyjlange

Date

August 21, 2015

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What

Alligator Gar Atractosteus spatula

Observer

gerjhe

Date

August 15, 2011

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What

Spotted Gar Lepisosteus oculatus

Observer

bogslogger

Date

May 23, 2013

Description

Male Spotted Gar. During spawning, these guys are so intent on following the big females ,that you can reach down and grab them. Holding ON to them is is trickier!

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What

Alligator Gar Atractosteus spatula

Observer

letymv20

Date

June 13, 2015 09:30 AM HST

Place

Bangkok (Google, OSM)
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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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