Re: NANFA-- Acrosteus spatula

Christopher Scharpf (
Sat, 10 Mar 2001 14:51:02 -0400

> What's the Common name (AFS sanctioned :) for Acrosteus spatula?
>It looks like some kind of alligator gar from the angle presented ...

Yes, alligator gar it is.

And the correct spelling is Atractosteus.


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