family Lepisosteidae

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Related to family Lepisosteidae: Spotted gar, Longnose gar
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Lepisosteidae - comprises the genus Lepisosteusfamily Lepisosteidae - comprises the genus Lepisosteus  
fish family - any of various families of fish
Ganoidei, order Ganoidei - a group of mostly extinct primitive bony fishes characterized by armor-like bony scales
genus Lepisosteus, Lepisosteus - type genus of the Lepisosteidae: freshwater gars
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However, studies of gar, family Lepisosteidae, are lacking in the literature, particularly work on alligator gar (Atractosteus spatula) that are considered threatened or extirpated in most areas in which they inhabit.
Gars, family Lepisosteidae, historically have been regarded as nuisance species (Scarnecchia 1992) and have been little studied even though recreational and commercial fisheries exist for several species (Scarnecchia 1992; Garcia de Leon et al.
Family Lepisosteidae (gars).--The longnosed gar (Lepisosteus osseus) has not been reported from Marion County since the 1870s (Whitaker et al.

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