Specimen Information

Astronotus ocellatus
Astronotus ocellatus
(Oscar)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID291979
GroupFishes
GenusAstronotus
Speciesocellatus
Common NameOscar
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityDrainage ditch tributary to Snapper Creek on Florida's Turnpike ca. 0.4 mi S of 40th Street, Miami
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameTamiami Canal
HUC10 Number0309020615
HUC12 NameTamiami Canal
HUC12 Number030902061500
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month5
Collection Year1993
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 93533
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved3


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/27/2021].

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