Specimen Information

Astronotus ocellatus
Astronotus ocellatus
(Oscar)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID254886
GroupFishes
GenusAstronotus
Speciesocellatus
Common NameOscar
StateGA
CountyCarroll
LocalityLake at Providence Park, Northside Drive (166 bypass), Carrollton, Ga. Sighted in cove behind 109 Providence Dr. Carrollton
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Tallapoosa
HUC8 Number03150108
HUC10 NameBuck Creek-Little Tallapoosa River
HUC10 Number0315010805
HUC12 NameCurtis Creek-Little Tallapoosa River
HUC12 Number031501080504
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month6
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Commentsphotos
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Earliest Recorddrainage
Disposalleft in wild
VerifierPam Fuller - USGS
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Photo




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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/23/2021].

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