Gallery description : gar fish pictures

Gar usually inhabits lakes and slow-moving rivers. It has a smooth skin type. The preferred food type is carnivore. The life span is 10 - 20 years. Gar which scientific name is lepisosteidae has a size 0.6m - 3m (2ft - 9.8ft).

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Facts about gars
NameGar
OrderLepisosteiformes
Life Span10 - 20 years
PhylumChordata
Common NameGar
Scientific NameLepisosteidae
Water TypeFresh
OriginAmerican waters
ColourGrey, blue, black, brown, yellow
KingdomAnimalia
HabitatLakes and slow-moving rivers
ClassActinopterygii
FamilyLepisosteidae
Distinctive FeaturesElongated body and sharp needle-like teeth
Size (L)0.6m - 3m (2ft - 9.8ft)
Skin TypeSmooth
DietCarnivore
Main PreyFish, insects, invertebrates
Average Clutch Size10
PredatorsLarge fish, alligators, humans
Optimum pH Level6 - 9
Conservation StatusLeast concern
Image Details
Description Gar fish pictures. Times Crossword Corner: Thursday December 15, 2011 Mark Bickham
Width 2158 pixels
Heigh 1534 pixels
File type JPG
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