Longnose Gar (Lepisosteus osseus)

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Longnose Gar

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Longnose Gar

Lepisosteus osseus

Moderate

sg

1 - 1.015

pH

7.0 - 8.0

[[Minimum temperature::12 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::20 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

10-15 °d

2:3 M:F

Carnivore
Live Foods

20-36 years

Family

Lepisosteidae



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Additional names

Longnose Gar, Long-Nosed Gar

Additional scientific names

Sarchirus vittatus, Sarchirus argenteus, Macrognathus loricatus


Origin

Found in North and Central America, along the coasts and inland from Quebec to northern Mexico.[1]

Sexing

Tank compatibility

Diet

Feeding regime

Environment Specifics

Behaviour

Identification

Pictures

Videos

At Georgia Aquarium:

References

  1. Fishbase (Mirrors: Icons-flag-us.png) Distribution

External links