Specimen Information

Astronotus ocellatus
Astronotus ocellatus
(Oscar)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID263250
GroupFishes
GenusAstronotus
Speciesocellatus
Common NameOscar
StateMA
CountyEssex
LocalityBeck Pond, in Hamilton
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCharles
HUC8 Number01090001
HUC10 NameEssex River-Frontal Atlantic Ocean
HUC10 Number0109000103
HUC12 NameEssex Bay-Frontal Atlantic Ocean
HUC12 Number010900010301
Map
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Collection Day5
Collection Month9
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/15/2020].

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