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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Spotted Gar Lepisosteus oculatus

Observer

jordan25

Date

April 2, 2016 03:27 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Longnose Gar Lepisosteus osseus

Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

June 20, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Rocky River

Photos / Sounds

What

Spotted Gar Lepisosteus oculatus

Date

June 19, 2016

Description

See photos

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

gcsnelling

Date

June 18, 2016

Photos / Sounds

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What

Shortnose Gar Lepisosteus platostomus

Observer

asl5120

Date

June 19, 2016 01:14 PM CDT

Description

Over 2ft long. Floating near the surface and facing a muddy portion of the bank. Later swam into deeper water under bridge.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Longnose Gar Lepisosteus osseus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

June 9, 2016 05:08 AM MST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Spotted Gar Lepisosteus oculatus

Observer

timbir5

Date

May 13, 2016 06:47 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Longnose Gar Lepisosteus osseus

Observer

gcsnelling

Date

June 12, 2016 12:33 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gars Family Lepisosteidae

Observer

sambiology

Date

June 11, 2016

Description

Enjoyed being at the William Blair Park BioBlitz with great fellow naturalists and citizen scientists. Had a great time! :)

I *think* these are the remains of a common carp...

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gars Family Lepisosteidae

Observer

phoenixlms

Date

June 11, 2016 10:21 AM CDT

Description

Dead fish. Carp?

Photos / Sounds

What

Spotted Gar Lepisosteus oculatus

Observer

michelleluster

Date

June 10, 2016 03:06 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Longnose Gar Lepisosteus osseus

Observer

michelleluster

Date

June 10, 2016 03:05 PM CDT
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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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