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Recent observations

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What

Longnose gar Lepisosteus osseus

Observer

liapun312

Date

July 2, 2015 11:55 AM CDT

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What

Longnose gar Lepisosteus osseus

Observer

awright

Date

June 19, 2015

Description

Baby gar!

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What

Alligator Gar Atractosteus spatula

Observer

rhgrayson

Date

June 10, 2015

Description

Atractosteus spatula; Alligator Gar; The sighting occurred within Oncor ROW line, 1 km due west of 901 Pemberton Hill Rd. 4pm; This is very near White Rock Creek; Flood water was clear at depth of 4'-6', little detectable current. The lone fish swam slowly underneath my kayak. Estimated length at over 2 meters. My photos only show a form of the fish. It about freaked me out!

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What

Pejelagarto Atractosteus tropicus

Date

May 29, 2015

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What

Gars Family Lepisosteidae

Observer

dneuharth

Date

June 10, 2015 01:20 PM CDT

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No photos or sounds

What

Florida gar Lepisosteus platyrhincus

Observer

hadasparag

Date

April 16, 2015

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What

Longnose gar Lepisosteus osseus

Observer

brianw

Date

June 6, 2015 12:29 PM EDT

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What

Alligator Gar Atractosteus spatula

Observer

aranholt

Date

March 31, 2015

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What

Longnose gar Lepisosteus osseus

Observer

sandysdad

Date

May 28, 2015 09:48 AM EDT

Description

long nose gar at wetlands beach

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What

Alligator Gar Atractosteus spatula

Observer

toby

Date

May 24, 2015 03:41 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gars Family Lepisosteidae

Observer

butterflies4fun

Date

May 24, 2015 04:17 PM CDT

Description

Gar was seen on a creek overflowing across a road as it flopped to get to the other side. I did not get a good look at it, but not sure what else it would be unless another type of gar.

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What

Longnose gar Lepisosteus osseus

Observer

brianw

Date

May 22, 2015 07:01 PM EDT

Description

No other gar species occur in the LMR.

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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.