NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Astronotus ocellatus
(Oscar)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID324376
GroupFishes
GenusAstronotus
Speciesocellatus
Common NameOscar
StateFL
CountyCollier
LocalityBig Cypress National Preserve, Tamiami Canal at Oasis ranger station
HUC8 NameBig Cypress Swamp
HUC8 Number3090204
Map
Collection Day8
Collection Month5
Collection Year1988
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25090
Author:Anonymous
Date:2012
Title:Museum collection records of Astronotus ocellatus from locations within the United States. Downloaded from FishNet on 20 November 2012.
Publisher:Anonymous
Reference 2
Ref. Number:18857
Date:2009
Title:Florida Museum of Natural History - Ichthyology Collection Database.
Publisher:Florida Museum of Natural History.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberUF 176080
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
No Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/25/2014].

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