Astronotus ocellatus
Astronotus ocellatus

6 results for Astronotus ocellatus (Oscar)

Impact ID Scientific Name Impact Type Study Type Study Location Impact Description Reference
2099 Astronotus ocellatus Recreation Observational Field The oscar has now become a significant and extremely popular fishery in the Everglades Water... 26039
2100 Astronotus ocellatus Human Health Experimental Laboratory Oscars pose a human health hazard if excessively consumed. Health advisories concerning consumption... 26039
2103 Astronotus ocellatus Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Observational Field Astronotus ocellatus may represent an intermediate host for parasites. Parasite... 33190
2104 Astronotus ocellatus Disease/Parasites/Toxicity Observational Field Astronotus ocellatus may represent an terminal host for parasites. Parasite... 33190
2105 Astronotus ocellatus Predation/Herbivory Observational Field Predator on multiple trophic levels. Although some plant material was present in gut contents of... 171
2106 Astronotus ocellatus Competition Observational Field Astronotus ocellatus consumes the same food as many native fishes. Although some plant... 171

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