Gallery description : pictures of gar fish

Gar lives in lakes and slow-moving rivers. It has a smooth skin type. The diet is carnivore. The life span is 10 - 20 years. Gar which methodical name is lepisosteidae is usually 0.6m - 3m (2ft - 9.8ft).

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Facts about gars
NameGar
ClassActinopterygii
OriginAmerican waters
Size (L)0.6m - 3m (2ft - 9.8ft)
Skin TypeSmooth
Common NameGar
Distinctive FeaturesElongated body and sharp needle-like teeth
Optimum pH Level6 - 9
Main PreyFish, insects, invertebrates
Life Span10 - 20 years
PredatorsLarge fish, alligators, humans
ColourGrey, blue, black, brown, yellow
Scientific NameLepisosteidae
FamilyLepisosteidae
DietCarnivore
Conservation StatusLeast concern
OrderLepisosteiformes
KingdomAnimalia
Water TypeFresh
Average Clutch Size10
HabitatLakes and slow-moving rivers
PhylumChordata
Image Details
Description Pictures of gar fish. Photos of alligator gar fish
Width 3648 pixels
Heigh 2736 pixels
File type JPG
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