Specimen Information

Astronotus ocellatus
Astronotus ocellatus
(Oscar)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID291977
GroupFishes
GenusAstronotus
Speciesocellatus
Common NameOscar
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityBiscayne Canal, at the end of NW 16th Ave. near railroad bridge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameNorth Biscayne Bay
HUC10 Number0309020614
HUC12 NameBiscayne Canal
HUC12 Number030902061403
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month7
Collection Year1978
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
CommentsFormerly FAU78-23
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberUF 176933
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved8


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/16/2021].

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