Specimen Information

Astronotus ocellatus
Astronotus ocellatus
(Oscar)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1457581
GroupFishes
GenusAstronotus
Speciesocellatus
Common NameOscar
StateFL
CountyBroward
LocalityBroward County
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameSouthern Florida
HUC8 Number03090200
HUC10 Number0309020612
Map
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Collection Year1974
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statuslocally established
Reference 1
Ref. Number:527
Author:Kushlan, J.A., and T.E. Lodge
Date:1974
Title:Ecological and distributional notes on the freshwater fish of southern Florida.
Journal:Biological Sciences
Volume:37
Issue:2
Pages:110-128
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/27/2020].

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