|Family||Scientific Name||Author||Year||Common Name|
|Lepisosteidae||Lepisosteus osseus||Linneaus||1758||Longnose Gar|
Unique Characters: Elongate jaws with many needlelike teeth. Long, slender body covered with armorlike ganoid scales. Lateral line scales about 55.
Atlantic Needlefish Strongylura marina. Very elongate slender body with long, slender jaws with many thin and pointed teeth. Dorsal and anal fins located near the rear of the body. Tiny scales; lateral line scales about 300.