Specimen Information

Astronotus ocellatus
Astronotus ocellatus
(Oscar)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID38053
GroupFishes
GenusAstronotus
Speciesocellatus
Common NameOscar
StateNJ
CountySomerset
LocalityMillstone River near its confluence with the Raritan River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameRaritan
HUC8 Number02030105
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month8
Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Commentsphotos
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalRutgers freezer
VerifierLes Kaufman-Cambridge, MA
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/21/2020].

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