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Recent observations

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What

Gars Family Lepisosteidae

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

July 29, 2015

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What

spotted gar Lepisosteus oculatus

Observer

griff

Date

July 29, 2015 02:10 PM CDT

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What

Longnose gar Lepisosteus osseus

Observer

fish101

Date

July 26, 2015 01:42 AM CDT

Description

Little teeth, brown, long

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What

Florida gar Lepisosteus platyrhincus

Observer

finatic

Date

July 18, 2015 01:44 PM PDT

Description

Palm Beach County, Florida, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Longnose gar Lepisosteus osseus

Observer

adamduvall20

Date

July 2, 2015

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What

spotted gar Lepisosteus oculatus

Observer

fishesoftexas

Date

July 14, 2015 06:46 AM CDT

Description

Specimen deposited at Texas Natural History Collections (https://integrativebio.utexas.edu/biodiversity-collections/collections/ichthyology-fish)

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What

Longnose gar Lepisosteus osseus

Observer

fishesoftexas

Date

July 12, 2015 03:40 PM CDT

Description

Specimen deposited at Texas Natural History Collections (https://integrativebio.utexas.edu/biodiversity-collections/collections/ichthyology-fish)

Photos / Sounds

What

Longnose gar Lepisosteus osseus

Observer

sambiology

Date

July 11, 2015

Description

After our tour of Palo Pinto Mountains State Park, Elizabeth, Brent, Stalin, and I went to this little spillway and explored some more. :)

There were three carcasses of gars over here... Is there a way to tell species in this stage or are the colored scales necessary?

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What

Longnose gar Lepisosteus osseus

Observer

mvergien

Date

May 3, 2015 01:17 PM CDT

Description

I think they were mating. Saw lots of them the whole afternoon.

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What

spotted gar Lepisosteus oculatus

Observer

mchlfx

Date

July 10, 2015

Description

Another guess.

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What

Longnose gar Lepisosteus osseus

Observer

hacasey

Date

July 2, 2015 11:53 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

spotted gar Lepisosteus oculatus

Observer

sarahroberts

Date

July 6, 2015 01:09 PM CDT

Description

Henderson Creek, tributary of the Trinity River

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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.