Specimen Information

Astronotus ocellatus
Astronotus ocellatus
(Oscar)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID238604
GroupFishes
GenusAstronotus
Speciesocellatus
Common NameOscar
StateNE
CountyMadison
LocalityTa-Ha-Zouka City Park Lake in Norfolk, Nebraska
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Elkhorn
HUC8 Number10220001
HUC10 NameBuffalo Creek-Elkhorn River
HUC10 Number1022000113
HUC12 NameMedelmane Lake-Elkhorn River
HUC12 Number102200011311
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month10
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
CommentsMost likely an Oscar, butspecimen was in poor condition -- partially decomposed -- and certain key characters could not be determined
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/29/2020].

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