Specimen Information

Astronotus ocellatus
Astronotus ocellatus
(Oscar)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID41960
GroupFishes
GenusAstronotus
Speciesocellatus
Common NameOscar
StatePA
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Map
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Collection Year1981
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:10
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.A. Hensley, J.N. Taylor, and J.A. McCann.
Date:1984
Title:Distribution of exotic fishes in the continental United States.
Publisher:John Hopkins University Press
Pages:41-77
Reference 2
Ref. Number:459
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.P. Jennings, and J.D. Williams.
Date:1991
Title:Appendix 2: Exotic fishes
Publisher:American Fisheries Society
Pages:97-107
CommentsNative to the Orinoco, Amazon and La Plata River Systems of South America.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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