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Alligator Gar

Common Name:

Scientific Name:

Alligator Gar

Atractosteus spatula

Type:

Fish

Habitat/ Range:

Mostly found in the Southern United States

Size:

4 - 6 ft long

Conservation Status:

Least Concern

Did You Know?:

Despite their frightful, toothy appearance alligator gar are known as gentle giants and do not pose a threat to humans.

You find a large, torpedo-shaped fish with two rows of sharp teeth