Its name because of the visual similarity structure of the head and body with an alligator, and sometimes even people can not distinguish between the fish and the alligator in water. This is not a montage and not a fake, real fish-gator lives in rivers of America and Mexico. Earlier its range was much broader and included even the rivers of Africa and Asia. In salt water is extremely rare. Fish-gator of the largest freshwater fish in North America, growing to a length of 3 meters and reaching a weight of nearly 140 pounds.