All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Longnose Gar</strong>
<em>Lepisosteus osseus</em>
August 10, 2007
I saw this fish swimming near the surface of the water at the Norris Dam Marina. They have a mouthful of needle-sharp teeth and are quite voracious predators, they ambush thei...
Longnose Gar
Lepisosteus osseus
August 10, 2007
I saw this fish swimming near the surface of the water at the Norris Dam Marina. They have a mouthful of needle-sharp teeth and are quite voracious predators, they ambush their prey. I was surprised to learn that their eggs are poisonous!

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