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Noun1.Lepisosteus - type genus of the Lepisosteidae: freshwater garsLepisosteus - type genus of the Lepisosteidae: freshwater gars
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
family Lepisosteidae, Lepisosteidae - comprises the genus Lepisosteus
billfish, gar, garfish, garpike, Lepisosteus osseus - primitive predaceous North American fish covered with hard scales and having long jaws with needlelike teeth
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There were 33 species common to both stream types, with Flier (Centrarchus macropterus), Chestnut Lamprey (Ichthyomyzon castaneus), and Blackspot Shiner (Notropis atrocaudalis) found only in river tributaries, and Harlequin Darter (Etheostoma histrio), Golden Topminnow (Fundulus chrysotus), Brook Silverside (Labidesthes sicculus), Spotted Gar (Lepisosteus oculatus), Spotted Sucker (Minytrema melanops), and White Crappie (Pomoxis annularis) captured only in reservoir tributaries.
tyrannus) and the eleven publically available fish genomes (Poecilia formosa, Amazon molly; Astyanax mexicanus, Mexican tetra; Gadus morhua, Atlantic cod; Takifugu rubripes, Japanese pufferfish; Oryzias latipes, medaka; Xiphophorus maculatus, southern platyfish; Lepisosteus oculatus, spotted gar; Gasterosteus aculeatus, stickleback; Tetraodon nigroviridis, green spotted pufferfish; Oreochromis niloticus, Nile tilapia; and Danio rerio, zebrafish) on Ensembl.
Algunas consideraciones ecologicas sobre el pejelagarto Lepisosteus tropicus (Gill) y descripcion de sus habitos alimenticios.
fulvescens in Schoolhouse Bay near Middle Bass Island in May 2012; Umbra limi populations on Middle Bass Island and Kelley's Island; and Lepisosteus oculatus populations along the southeastern shoreline of North Bass Island are stable in Lake Erie despite cultural eutrophication.
Functions of fish skin: flexural stiffness and steady swimming of longnose gar, Lepisosteus osseus.
grandis occupies a unique trophic niche in assemblages of high-salinity reaches of the Lower Pecos, where native piscivores such as Micropterus salmoides and Lepisosteus osseus have not been observed in recent surveys (Cheek and Taylor, 2015; East, 2015).
Yellow Sandshell is thought to parasitize gars (Lepisosteus sp.), whereas Black Sandshell parasitize percids (e.g., Sander sp.) and centrarchids (Lepomis sp., Micropterus sp., and Pomoxis sp.) (Watters et al.
5) assigns the scales from Lo Hueco to Atractosteus, in contrast to previous works that assigned them to Lepisosteus (Serrano et al., 2012).
(15) The fishes last collected specifically by Rutter in Lake Erie are the spotted gar, Lepisosteus oculatus, and the pugnose shiner, Notropis anogenus, (Trautman, 1957).
elongatus included: Paddlefish (Polyodon spathula), Spotted Gar (Lepisosteus oculatus), Longnose Gar (Lepisosteus osseus), Gizzard Shad (Dorosoma cepedianum), Threadfin Shad (Dorosoma petenense), Central Stoneroller (Campostoma anomalum), Blacktail Shiner (Cyprinella venusta), Whitetail Shiner (Cyprinella galacturus), River Carpsucker (Carpiodes carpio), Quillback (Carpiodes cyprinus), Common Carp (Cyprinus carpio), Smallmouth Buffalo (Ictiobus bubalus).