Spotted Gar as Biomedical Bridge (IMAGE) University of Oregon Caption The spotted Gar (<i>Lepisosteus oculatus</i>) has emerged as a potential genetic bridge between humans and teleost fish, such as zebrafish, for biomedical research on human diseases. Credit Photo by Solomon David Usage Restrictions Credit line mandatory. License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.