Specimen Information

Astronotus ocellatus
Astronotus ocellatus
(Oscar)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID300077
GroupFishes
GenusAstronotus
Speciesocellatus
Common NameOscar
StateAZ
CountyMaricopa
LocalityArizona Canal, Site #1: Water control structure at 67th Avenue to the water control structure at Skunk Creek Drain, Peoria.
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameAqua Fria
HUC8 Number15070102
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25759
Author:Wright, B.R., and J.A. Sorensen.
Date:1995
Title:Feasibility of developing and maintaining a sport fishery in the Salt River Project Canals, Phoenix, Arizona. Technical Report No. 18.
Publisher:Arizona Game and Fish Department
Reference 2
Ref. Number:25730
Author:Clarkson, R.S., B.R. Kesner, and P.C. Marsh.
Date:2011
Title:Long-term monitoring plan for fish populations in selected waters of the Gila River Basin, Arizona
Publisher:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Arizona Ecological Services
Pages:26 pp.
CommentsSite sampled monthly between October 1992 and July 1994. Date set to midpoint of range
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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