-Successful Captive Spawning of Alligator Gars at NSU!–

Research on alligator gars at Nicholls State University & LSU

Students (from left) Paige O’Malley, Matthew Moroney and Courtney Stauderman remove an alligator gar from a holding tank at the LSU AgCenter Aquaculture Research Station in Baton Rouge. The gar were spawned in holding tanks as part of a research project studying methods of rearing the fish in captivity.
Photo: Craig Gautreaux/LSU AgCenter

Welcome!

This site is dedicated to all things involving gars (members of the family Lepisosteidae, aka garfishes, garpike, lepisosteids), primarily focusing on ecology, natural history, conservation, and current research.
This site is still under construction…updates coming soon!–

~Solomon David (E_americanus)

Solomon R David, PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
School of Natural Resources & Environment
University of Michigan

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