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Spotted gar +

Lepisosteus oculatus

Themenwelt: Gondwanaland
  • Spotted gar

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Spotted gars have a beak-like extended mouth with many teeth and are therefore also called cayman fish. It is the only fish that has a functioning occipital joint enabling him to nod.                                                       Status according to Red List: not evaluated

Classification:

Order gars and relatives, family gars

Diet:

Fishes, crabs and frogs

Habitat:

Lakes, swamplands, reservoirs and lotic waters

Reproduction:

Spawns in groups; lays up to 20,000 eggs; maximum age: over 70 years

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