Specimen Information

Astronotus ocellatus
Astronotus ocellatus
(Oscar)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID156913
GroupFishes
GenusAstronotus
Speciesocellatus
Common NameOscar
StateMD
CountyAnne Arundel
Localitypond in Anne Arundel Co., 5 miles from Fort Meade Army Base
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NamePatuxent
HUC8 Number02060006
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Commentsred variety
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/18/2020].

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