Specimen Information

Astronotus ocellatus
Astronotus ocellatus
(Oscar)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID43849
GroupFishes
GenusAstronotus
Speciesocellatus
Common NameOscar
StateTX
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Map
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Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:360
Author:Howells, R.G.
Date:1992
Title:Annotated list of non-native fishes, mollusks, crustaceans, and aquatic plants, in Texas waters. Management Data Series No. 78.
Publisher:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Pages:19 p.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/17/2019].

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