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- adj. Having a long nose (used in the names of fish and other animals).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The European garfish.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The garfish: so called from the elongated snout or jaws.
Freshwater gar (various species), especially spotted and longnose gar resemble needlefish in body type/form.
Speaking of terrifying, a longnose lancetfish recently washed ashore in the state of Washington.
A good name for a gar -- this is a longnose gar -- would be... let's all say it together:
The longnose dace and the Yellowstone cutthroat are the only fishes native to Yellowstone Lake and the Yellowstone River drainage above the two large waterfalls in Yellowstone National Park.
Utah sucker, Catostomus ardens longnose sucker, Catostomus catostomus
Along with the lake trout, two other species have been introduced into Yellowstone Lake, the redside shiner and the longnose sucker.
It was hoped that the nonnative longnose sucker, which is relatively abundant in Yellowstone Lake, might act as a “buffer” species and control lake trout predation on cutthroat trout.
Alvord chub, Gila alvordensis tui chub, Gila bicolor humpback chub, Gila cypha bonytail, Gila elegans roundtail chub, Gila robusta northern pikeminnow, Ptychocheilus oregonensis longnose dace, Rhinichthys cataractae speckled dace, Rhinichthys osculus redside shiner, Richardsonius balteatus
In Yellowstone Lake, however, no significant impacts on recruitment number of fish reaching a certain age class, growth, or abundance of cutthroat trout were detected after the establishment of the redside shiner and the longnose sucker.
Unrecorded introductions established the redside shiner and the longnose sucker in Yellowstone Lake.
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