Specimen Information

Astronotus ocellatus
Astronotus ocellatus
(Oscar)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID42367
GroupFishes
GenusAstronotus
Speciesocellatus
Common NameOscar
StatePR
CountyAibonito
LocalityAibonito farm pond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEastern Puerto Rico
HUC8 Number21010005
HUC10 NameRio de la Plata Watershed
HUC10 Number2101000507
HUC12 NameRio Usabon
HUC12 Number210100050704
Map
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Collection Month3
Collection Year1971
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1873
Author:Erdman, D.S.
Date:1984
Title:Exotic fishes in Puerto Rico.
Publisher:John Hopkins University Press
Pages:162-176
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedseveral


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/20/2019].

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