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Alligator Gar

Atractosteus spatula (Lacepède 1803)

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Atractosteus spatula (Alligator Gar) is a species of bony fishes in the family gars. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to The Nearctic. They are solitary carnivores. Individuals can grow to 200 cm. They have sexual reproduction. They have parental care (female provides care).

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of alligator gar. View this species on GBIF