Longnose Gar (Lepisosteus osseus)

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<striplines> Longnose Gar </striplines>

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Longnose Gar

<striplines> Lepisosteus osseus </striplines>

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1 - 1.015

pH

7.0 - 8.0

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10-15 °d

2:3 M:F

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Live Foods

20-36 years

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Family

Lepisosteidae



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Additional names

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Longnose Gar </striplines>, <striplines> Long-Nosed Gar </striplines>

Additional scientific names

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Sarchirus vittatus </striplines>, <striplines> Sarchirus argenteus </striplines>, <striplines> Macrognathus loricatus </striplines>


Origin[edit | edit source]

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

Pictures[edit | edit source]

Videos[edit | edit source]

At Georgia Aquarium:

References[edit | edit source]

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

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