Specimen Information

Astronotus ocellatus
Astronotus ocellatus
(Oscar)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID39767
GroupFishes
GenusAstronotus
Speciesocellatus
Common NameOscar
StateOH
CountyRichland
LocalityPleasant Hill Reservoir, near Perrysville
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMohican
HUC8 Number05040002
HUC10 NamePossum Run-Clear Fork Mohican River
HUC10 Number0504000204
HUC12 NameSwitzer Creek-Clear Fork Mohican River
HUC12 Number050400020405
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month8
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1930
Author:Kent, R.
Date:2000
Title:This fishy story is true.
Publisher:News Journal, Mansfield, OH
Volume:Aug 1
Pages:1A, ?
Commentsphoto in paper
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/14/2020].

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