Specimen Information

Astronotus ocellatus
Astronotus ocellatus
(Oscar)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID291971
GroupFishes
GenusAstronotus
Speciesocellatus
Common NameOscar
StateFL
CountyPalm Beach
LocalityCanal 0.3 km west of St. Andrews boulevard near Glades Road, Boca Raton
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameHillsborough Canal
HUC10 Number0309020611
HUC12 NameHillsborough Canal
HUC12 Number030902061100
Map
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Collection Month12
Collection Year1979
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25090
Author:Anonymous
Date:2012
Title:Museum collection records of Astronotus ocellatus from locations within the United States. Downloaded from FishNet on 20 November 2012.
Publisher:Anonymous
Reference 2
Ref. Number:18857
Author:Florida Museum of Natural History
Date:2009
Title:Ichthyology Collection database.
Publisher:University of Florida
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberUF 175042
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/13/2021].

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