Post date: Monday, September 9, 2013 - 13:05
Updated date: 2/6/17
 Atractosteus tropicus - The Tropical Gar

The Tropical Gar is very similar to the Shortnose Gar.  It sports regular patterned spots on the sides and a thick, beefy body.  tropical gar are found from Southern Mexico through Northern Costa Rica, and may have been introduced as exotics in other areas as well.  A typical gar, it feeds on fish.



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Post date: Thursday, March 15, 2012 - 23:37
Rio Frio, Costa Rica