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Spotted Gar

Lepisosteus oculatus

Description:

A freshwater fish with an abundance of dark spots on its head, fins, and long thin body. It had an elongated mouth with many needle-like teeth to catch other fish and crustaceans.

Habitat:

Can be found in quiet, clear pools and backwaters of creeks, rivers and lakes with abundant aquatic vegetation.

Notes:

Spotted at St. Marks near the East River Pool and double dikes

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robert emond
Spotted by
robert emond

Florida, USA

Lat: 30.13, Long: -84.14

Spotted on Aug 4, 2019
Submitted on Aug 6, 2019

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