A photo of a Longnose Gar

About Longnose Gar

Longnose gar have skinny bodies and a long snout with many needle-like teeth. Like their shortnose relatives, these living fossils are cloaked in drab olive and grey with a white belly, to better hide in the weeds. They often have numerous dark spots on their sides, fins, and tail. Adult size: 24 to 36 inches.

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