Closeup of alligator gar held in a person's hands prior to being released into water

    Alligator Gar

    Atractosteus spatula (formerly Lepisosteus spatula)
    Image of a bowfin

    Bowfin

    Amia calva
    Image of a chain pickerel

    Chain Pickerel

    Esox niger
    Lake sturgeon illustration

    Lake Sturgeon

    Acipenser fulvescens
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    Endangered

    Image of a longnose gar fish

    Longnose Gar

    Lepisosteus osseus
    Muskellunge

    Muskellunge

    Esox masquinongy
    Illustration of a northern pike

    Northern Pike

    Esox lucius
    illustration of big, long-nosed fish

    Paddlefish

    Polyodon spathula
    Illustration of a pallid sturgeon

    Pallid Sturgeon

    Scaphirhynchus albus
    exclamation mark

    Endangered

    Shortnose gar, image of head and front portion of body, swimming in an aquarium

    Shortnose Gar

    Lepisosteus platostomus
    Shovelnose sturgeon illustration

    Shovelnose Sturgeon

    Scaphirhynchus platorynchus
    Illustration of northern snakehead, viewed from side

    Snakeheads

    Channa spp. and Parachanna spp., including C. argus
    invasive icon

    Invasive

    Spotted gar, closeup of head, held in a fisher’s gloved hands, at Mingo NWR

    Spotted Gar

    Lepisosteus oculatus

See Also

Photo of a three-toed amphiuma in an aquarium.

Three-Toed Amphiuma

Amphiuma tridactylum
Photo of researcher holding a gilled siren

Western Lesser Siren

Siren intermedia nettingi