The Cuban Gar is arare Gar species found in the rivers and lakes of the Western Cuba.
The cylindrical and lengthened body of the Cuban Gar with a head like a crocodileaTmakes them a very prehistoric looking fish.
The long body of the Cuban Gar is covered with a natural oil, it can move through the water with astonishing speed, to attack their prey or to escape from their enemies. The species that survives in Cuba is of green dark color, with a maximum longitude of two meters.
The Cuban Gar is sometimes confused with the alligator gar. It is distinguishable as a separate species by the patterns on the body.