Genus Lepisosteus

Spotted gar - They are very persistent fish along with other fish in the family Lepisosteidae.

Gar - The longnose gar ranges in length from 60–182 cm and weighs 0.

Shortnose gar - Shortnose gar can be discerned from other gar species in that they lack the upper jaw of the alligator gar, the long snout of the longnose gar, and the markings of the spotted gar.


Florida gar - They have irregular round, black spots on the top of their head and over the entire body including the anus fin.

Order : Lepisosteiformes
Family : Lepisosteidae
Genus : Lepisosteus