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Spotted gar, Lepisosteus oculatus (Introduction – distribution – description – biology) – Video

Review: Abdel Rahman El Gamal (Founder of the website and video channel) Introduction: The spotted Gar (Lepisosteus oculatus) is a primitive freshwater fish of the family Lepisosteidae, native to North America. Its name Lepisosteus which is Greek means “bony scale”. The spotted gars are among the few fish species with ganoid scales. Females on average are known to live longer …

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