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Florida Gar

Lepisosteus platyrhincus De Kay 1842

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Lepisosteus platyrhincus (Florida Gar) is a species of ray-finned fishes in the family gars. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to The Nearctic. They are diurnal carnivores. Individuals can grow to 132 cm. They have sexual reproduction. They have parental care (female provides care). They rely on swimming to move around.

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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 Florida Gar. View this species on GBIF