Specimen Information

Astronotus ocellatus
Astronotus ocellatus
(Oscar)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1658003
GroupFishes
GenusAstronotus
Speciesocellatus
Common NameOscar
StateSC
CountyCharleston
LocalityWhitney Lake, Johns Island
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouth Carolina Coastal
HUC8 Number03050202
HUC10 NameStono River
HUC10 Number0305020202
HUC12 NameStono River-Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway
HUC12 Number030502020202
Map

NAS ARM

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Collection Day2
Collection Month7
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
CommentsSpecimen was released back into lake.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Number Released1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2021].

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