Main Menu
Newest Members
Erbeman, at61, Yeagerbombs, Clark225, neal shaffer jr
102327 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 82177
hopalong 73422
Pilothawk 72822
JDavis7873® 67375
FattyMcButterpants 60428
John175 ® 59617
Tritonman 56538
Derek 56121
SkeeterRonnie 52392
LoneStarSon® 51981
Forum Stats
102327 Members
60 Forums
853363 Topics
11191704 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Topic Options
#5177351 - 08/07/10 09:49 PM Lepisosteus spatula (alligator gar) eggs are poisonous
CatchnKeepers Offline

Registered: 04/11/09
Posts: 175
Loc: Fort Worth
Did yall know this?

Alligator gar eggs are poisonous, to birds, animals, and humans, but safe for other fish to eat.

A single female alligator gar can produce 100,000 to 300,000 eggs. But the quantity of these eggs is not unusual. It’s what the eggs contain that’s remarkable: a deadly toxin.

Read more:

Unlike most fish, alligator gar can breathe air from the surface, allowing them to live and hunt in swamps and marshes where oxygen levels are low.

Read more:

Edited by CatchnKeepers (08/07/10 09:49 PM)
Seth Longbottom

#5177401 - 08/07/10 10:03 PM Re: Lepisosteus spatula (alligator gar) eggs are poisonous [Re: CatchnKeepers]
Nick220722 Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 09/20/09
Posts: 2042
Loc: Pearland, Texas
yeah this was on the documentary i saw a week or so ago. amazing!
PB Buff - 56lbs
PB Common - 26lbs
PB Mirror - 7lbs
PB Grasser - 45lbs
PB Koi - 10lbs

#5177423 - 08/07/10 10:08 PM Re: Lepisosteus spatula (alligator gar) eggs are poisonous [Re: Nick220722]
dturnerfish Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/06/10
Posts: 1172
Loc: Dallas, Tx
I saw the same thing last week. They enjected a poor little crayfish with the poison.
I tend to over think fishing. Please help me.
When I am over complicating something please kick me in the face. Hard.


#5177443 - 08/07/10 10:11 PM Re: Lepisosteus spatula (alligator gar) eggs are poisonous [Re: dturnerfish]
Starless Offline
TFF Guru

Registered: 08/06/04
Posts: 20847
Loc: Where the fish are!
Yup, knew that a long time ago. Cool articles though.
The Harder the Fight, the Better the Fish. - Texas Multi-Species Angling ( Multi-Species Tournament: Sign up now! ) Now featuring fantastic photography. ( All your DFW Beer news and info in one spot! )


© 1998-2016 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide