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#5177351 - 08/07/10 09:49 PM Lepisosteus spatula (alligator gar) eggs are poisonous
CatchnKeepers Offline
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Registered: 04/11/09
Posts: 174
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. Itís what the eggs contain thatís remarkable: a deadly toxin.

Read more: http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/series/monster-fish/4766/Overview#tab-facts#ixzz0vyktY5Mg

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: http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/series/monster-fish/4766/Overview#tab-facts#ixzz0vykdiVfS



Edited by CatchnKeepers (08/07/10 09:49 PM)
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#5177401 - 08/07/10 10:03 PM Re: Lepisosteus spatula (alligator gar) eggs are poisonous [Re: CatchnKeepers]
Nick220722 Offline
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Registered: 09/20/09
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Loc: Pearland, Texas
yeah this was on the documentary i saw a week or so ago. amazing!
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#5177423 - 08/07/10 10:08 PM Re: Lepisosteus spatula (alligator gar) eggs are poisonous [Re: Nick220722]
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Registered: 05/06/10
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Loc: Dallas, Tx
I saw the same thing last week. They enjected a poor little crayfish with the poison.
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#5177443 - 08/07/10 10:11 PM Re: Lepisosteus spatula (alligator gar) eggs are poisonous [Re: dturnerfish]
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Yup, knew that a long time ago. Cool articles though.
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