NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Astronotus ocellatus
(Oscar)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID565111
GroupFishes
GenusAstronotus
Speciesocellatus
Common NameOscar
StateAL
CountyMadison
LocalityTennessee River, at Ditto Landing
HUC8 NameWheeler Lake
HUC8 Number6030002
Map
Collection Month7
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26450
Author:Wade, B.B., and S. Ratliff
Date:2013
Title:Name that creature: strange fish found in Tennessee River
Publisher:WAFF 48 News
Record TypeLiterature
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/20/2014].

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