Specimen Information

Astronotus ocellatus
Astronotus ocellatus
(Oscar)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID32402
GroupFishes
GenusAstronotus
Speciesocellatus
Common NameOscar
StateGA
CountyFulton
LocalityChattahoochee River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Chattahoochee-Lake Harding
HUC8 Number03130002
HUC10 NameDog River-Chattahoochee River
HUC10 Number0313000203
HUC12 NameTuggle Creek-Chattahoochee River
HUC12 Number031300020304
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month8
Collection Year1989
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size680 g


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/16/2021].

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