Specimen Information

Astronotus ocellatus
Astronotus ocellatus
(Oscar)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1385056
GroupFishes
GenusAstronotus
Speciesocellatus
Common NameOscar
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityTamiami Canal, just west of water control structure S-12-C
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number03090202
HUC10 NameConservation Area 3A
HUC10 Number0309020211
HUC12 NameConservation Area 3A
HUC12 Number030902021100
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month3
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/19/2022].

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