Conservation Status

The conservation status of alligator gar is currently uncertain due to limited information; however, observations of historical trends and preliminary information suggests that the alligator gar population has declined substantially over the past 50 years warranting further investigation. This information is provided to assist in the range wide assessment and to identify areas for collaboration; the focusing of efforts; and to encourage further investigation and discussion.

Alligator Gar Draft Conservation Status Opinion Census 2009 – (.xls)

Nature Serve Conservation Status

American Fisheries Society: Conservation status of imperiled North American freshwater and diadromous fishes. Fisheries

Status and Range Maps

Arkansas Field Office
110 S. Amity Road
Suite 300
Conway, AR 72032

501/513 4470 (v)
501/513 4480 (f)