Longnose Gar (Lepisosteus osseus)

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Longnose Gar

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Longnose Gar

Lepisosteus osseus

2461 Litres (650 US G.)

180-200 cm (70.9-78.7")

sg

1 - 1.015

pH

7.0 - 8.0

12 -20 °C (53.6-68°F)

10-15 °d

2:3 M:F

Carnivore
Live Foods

20-36 years

Family

Lepisosteidae





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[edit]

Videos[edit]

At Georgia Aquarium:

References[edit]

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

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