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Spotted Gar

Lepisosteus oculatus


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.


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


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

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1 Comment

Kalen a year ago

big fish

robert emond
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robert emond

Florida, USA

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

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