Adult in the aquarium
Adult in the Atlanta aquarium [USA].Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (18-Jul-2008). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas

Family
Lepisosteidae

Genus
Lepisosteus

Status
valid


Last updated on:
10-May-2013

Lepisosteus osseus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Catán aguja; Longnose gar.


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Original description as Esox osseus:

  • Linnaeus, Carolus. 1758. "Systema Naturae, Ed. X.". Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Tomus I. Editio decima, reformata. 10 i-ii + pp. 1-824 (ffm00310)

Synonyms (2):

Conservation: Lepisosteus osseus is not evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species.