Florida Gar, Lepisosteus platyrhincus Click to enlarge image
A Florida Gar from the fish collection. Image: Carl Bento
© Australian Museum

Fast Facts

  • Classification
    Species
    platyrhincus
    Genus
    Lepisosteus

A Florida Gar from the fish collection.


Ganoid scales of the Florida Gar, Lepisosteus platyrhincus.

Ganoid scales of a Florida Gar, Lepisosteus platyrhincus, from the Australian Museum Fish Collection.

Image: Carl Bento
© Australian Museum

Sem image of the scale of a Florida Gar
Sem image of the scale of a Florida Gar from the fish collection. Image: Sue Lindsay
© Australian Museum

Scanning electron micrograph of a ganoid scale from a Florida Gar. Note peg at upper left which articulates with adjacent scale.