Longnose Gar

Here’s what to know and where to go for this unique bony fish. Longnose gar–also known as needlenose gar, billfish, or billy gar–got their scientific name, lepisosteus osseus, meaning “bony scale” for the ganoid scales on their olive-brown bodies. Their long snouts measure 10 times their width, and a row of sharp teeth lines the […]

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