Specimen Information

Astronotus ocellatus
Astronotus ocellatus
(Oscar)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID238993
GroupFishes
GenusAstronotus
Speciesocellatus
Common NameOscar
StateFL
CountyPalm Beach
LocalityLake Okeechobee
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Okeechobee
HUC8 Number03090201
HUC10 NameLake Okeechobee
HUC10 Number0309020102
HUC12 NameLake Okeechobee
HUC12 Number030902010200
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month3
Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24094
Author:Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission.
Date:1998
Title:Record Fish, Big Catch Program.
Publisher:Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission.
CommentsReported from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation "Record Fish, Big Catch" program online.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/13/2019].

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