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Gar

(Science: zoology) Any slender marine fish of the genera Belone and Tylosurus. See garfish.

The gar pike. See alligator gar (under alligator), and gar pike.

(Science: zoology) gar pike, or garpike, a large, elongated ganoid fish of the genus Lepidosteus, of several species, inhabiting the lakes and rivers of temperate and tropical America.

Origin: Prob. As. Gar dart, spear, lance. The name is applied to the fish on account of its long and slender body and pointed head. Cf. Goad, gore.


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Re: Bible vs Darwin

... lining as an adaptation to life in poorly-oxygenated water. Lungs were probably very common in early fish, and many acquatic fish today (such as gar) still have lungs while in other fish the lungs evolved into the swim bladder. As for limbs, the bone structure of lobe-finned fish is almost identical ...

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Bible vs Darwin

... lining as an adaptation to life in poorly-oxygenated water. Lungs were probably very common in early fish, and many acquatic fish today (such as gar) still have lungs while in other fish the lungs evolved into the swim bladder. As for limbs, the bone structure of lobe-finned fish is almost identical ...

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Tue Feb 24, 2009 4:35 pm
 
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What is this? REWARD!!!

looks like a gar :O)

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by Host
Sat Feb 11, 2006 6:46 pm
 
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