Atractosteus gars, including alligator gar, tropical gars, and Cuban gars are considered good candidates for aquaculture, particularly in developing regions, where their rapid growth, disease resistance, easy adaptation to artificial feeds as juveniles, and ability to tolerate low water quality are essential.
The Cuban gar is a tropical freshwater fish (18 °C – 23 °C), although also inhabits brackish water lives in rivers and lakes and is found in the Demersal zone of Western Cuba and Isla de la Juventud. Cuban gars spawn seasonally in the floodplains of large rivers.
The longnose gar (Lepisosteus osseus) is a primitive ray-finned fish of the gar family. It is also known as the needlenose gar. L. osseus is found along the east coast of North and Central America in freshwater lakes and as far west as Kansas and Texas and southern New Mexico.
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The spotted gar (Lepisosteus oculatus) is a freshwater fish native to North America that has an abundance of dark spots on its head, fins, and dart-like body. Spotted gar have an elongated mouth with many needle-like teeth to catch other fish and crustaceans.