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Recent observations

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What

Alligator Gar Atractosteus spatula

Observer

terrapinjoe

Date

May 25, 2014 04:17 PM CDT

Description

Approximately 18" long, broad head, few spots near back of body.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Florida Gar Lepisosteus platyrhincus

Observer

terrapinjoe

Date

November 24, 2014 08:59 AM CST

Description

Distinguished from Spotted Gar by range

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What

Longnose Gar Lepisosteus osseus

Observer

fishesoftexas

Date

June 14, 2016 04:37 PM CDT

Place

Texas, US (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Alligator Gar Atractosteus spatula

Observer

fishesoftexas

Date

June 14, 2016 04:37 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Longnose Gar Lepisosteus osseus

Observer

wayne13114

Date

August 1, 2015 01:07 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Alligator Gar Atractosteus spatula

Observer

jasonedelkind

Date

August 14, 2016 03:47 PM EDT

Description

Two foot gar, what species? Don't worry, it was released afterwards.

Photos / Sounds

What

Longnose Gar Lepisosteus osseus

Observer

kylefitzroy

Date

August 18, 2016 07:33 PM EDT

Description

Between 24-30 inches long. Olive green with back spots. It looked more like a spotted gar to me but that doesn't make sense in the Potomac River.

Photos / Sounds

What

Spotted Gar Lepisosteus oculatus

Observer

srh88

Date

August 18, 2016 03:59 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Alligator Gar Atractosteus spatula

Observer

xanettaguilar

Date

May 3, 2016 06:17 PM CDT

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What

Spotted Gar Lepisosteus oculatus

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

August 2, 2016 06:08 AM PDT

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What

Florida Gar Lepisosteus platyrhincus

Observer

makielb

Date

February 25, 2015 04:40 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Florida Gar Lepisosteus platyrhincus

Observer

makielb

Date

February 25, 2015 04:40 PM EST
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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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