Specimen Information

Astronotus ocellatus
Astronotus ocellatus
(Oscar)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31919
GroupFishes
GenusAstronotus
Speciesocellatus
Common NameOscar
StateFL
CountyBay
LocalityBoy's Club Pond, 19th Street, Panama City
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSt. Andrew-St. Joseph Bays
HUC8 Number03140101
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month8
Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:403
Author:Anonymous
Date:1993
Title:A new exotic state record.
Journal:Florida Game and Fish, June 1993
Pages:12
Reference 2
Ref. Number:945
Author:Anonymous
Date:1993
Title:Florida record was frozen in time.
Publisher:Field & Stream
Volume:1993
Issue:Aug
Pages:62
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size0.89 kg, 33.6 cm


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