Specimen Information

Astronotus ocellatus
Astronotus ocellatus
(Oscar)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31666
GroupFishes
GenusAstronotus
Speciesocellatus
Common NameOscar
StateFL
CountyVolusia
LocalityHontoon Island, 3.5 mi W of Orange City
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper St. Johns
HUC8 Number03080101
HUC10 NameLake Dexter-St. Johns River
HUC10 Number0308010116
HUC12 NameLake Beresford
HUC12 Number030801011601
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month8
Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
CommentsState record
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierFL Game and Fish
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size348 mm; 1012 g


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/21/2021].

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