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Spotted gar +

Lepisosteus oculatus

Themenwelt: Gondwanaland
  • Spotted gar
  • 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


Order gars and relatives, family gars


Fishes, crabs and frogs


Lakes, swamplands, reservoirs and lotic waters


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

Status according to Red List/ distribution area

Least concern (LC)

Status according to Red List:Least concern (LC)

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