Lepisosteus oculatus, Spotted gar : fisheries, gamefish

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Lepisosteus oculatus Winchell, 1864

Spotted gar
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Klassifizierung / Names Namen | Synonyme | Catalog of Fishes(Gattung, Arten) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

> Lepisosteiformes (Gars) > Lepisosteidae (Gars)
Etymology: Lepisosteus: Greek, lepis = scale + Greek, osteon = bone; bony sacled (Ref. 45335);  oculatus: From the word oculatus, meaning eyed (referring to the ocellus-like spots on the body) (Ref. 10294).

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ökologie

; süßwasser; brackwasser demersal.   Subtropical; 12°C - 20°C (Ref. 2060); 43°N - 28°N

Verbreitung Länder | FAO Gebiete | Ecosystems | Vorkommen | Point map | Einführungen | Faunafri

North America: Lake Erie and south Lake Michigan drainages south through Mississippi River basin to Gulf Slope drainages from lower Apalachicola River in Florida to Nueces River in Texas, USA.

Length at first maturity / Size / Gewicht / Alter

Maturity: Lm ?, range 40 - ? cm
Max length : 150 cm TL Männchen/unbestimmt; (Ref. 57533); common length : 100.0 cm TL Männchen/unbestimmt; (Ref. 3728); max. veröff. Gewicht: 4.4 kg (Ref. 40637); max. veröff. Alter: 18 Jahre (Ref. 12193)

Kurzbeschreibung Morphologie | Morphometrie

Profusion of dark spots on the body, head and fins. Dark in coloration (Ref. 37032).

Biologie     Fachlexikon (Englisch) (z.B. epibenthic)

Adults occur in quiet, clear pools and backwaters of lowland creeks, small to large rivers, oxbow lakes, swamps and sloughs. Occasionally enter brackish waters. A voracious predator feeding on various kinds of fishes and crustaceans.

Life cycle and mating behavior Geschlechtsreife | Fortpflanzung | Ablaichen | Eier | Fecundity | Larven

Hauptreferenz Upload your references | Referenzen | Koordinator : Wiley, Ed | Partner

Robins, C.R., R.M. Bailey, C.E. Bond, J.R. Brooker, E.A. Lachner, R.N. Lea and W.B. Scott, 1991. Common and scientific names of fishes from the United States and Canada. Am. Fish. Soc. Spec. Publ. (20):183 p. (Ref. 3814)

IUCN Rote Liste Status (Ref. 123251)

  nicht bedroht (LC) ; Date assessed: 20 March 2018

CITES (Ref. 123416)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Bedrohung für Menschen

  Harmless





Nutzung durch Menschen

Fischereien: weniger kommerziell; Sportfisch: ja
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Estimates based on models

Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82805):  PD50 = 0.5781   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high].
Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00347 (0.00145 - 0.00828), b=3.23 (3.02 - 3.44), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this species & (Sub)family-body (Ref. 93245).
Trophic level (Ref. 69278):  4.0   ±0.66 se; based on food items.
Widerstandsfähigkeit (Ref. 120179):  mittel, Verdopplung der Population dauert 1,4 - 4,4 Jahre. (tm=4; Fec=1,772).
Verwundbarkeit (Ref. 59153):  High to very high vulnerability (67 of 100) .
Preiskategorie (Ref. 80766):   Unknown.
Nutrients (Ref. 124155):  Calcium = 70 [38, 140] mg/100g ; Iron = 1.04 [0.67, 1.81] mg/100g ; Protein = 17.9 [16.8, 18.9] % ; Omega3 = 0.518 [0.260, 1.022] g/100g ; Selenium = 50.2 [21.6, 109.7] μg/100g ; VitaminA = 8.42 [2.80, 25.19] μg/100g ; Zinc = 0.763 [0.513, 1.166] mg/100g (wet weight);