Habitat: Longnose Gar can be found in sluggish pools, backwaters and oxbows of rivers, streams, and lakes. They are often found near vegetation and submerged terrestrial structures.
Feeding and Habits: Longnose Gar are opportunistic ambush predators that primarily prey on a broad variety of fishes, but will also target large invertebrates if abundant.
Reproduction: Longnose Gar typically spawn in relatively shallow open water on rocky or vegetated shorelines. Female Longnose Gar attract one to several males and leads them around an elliptical path for a period of time before spawning occurs. Longnose Gar provide no parental care.