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As can be seen by the tracks in this picture, a "false crawl" occurred. A nesting female crawled up on the beach, ran into the rockpile, and returned to the ocean having laid no eggs.


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FWC Facts:
In order to stick to plants, larval spotted gar have suction snouts that later become the long, teeth-filled snout.

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