Specimen Information

Astronotus ocellatus
Astronotus ocellatus
(Oscar)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID544880
GroupFishes
GenusAstronotus
Speciesocellatus
Common NameOscar
StateFL
CountyBroward
LocalityWater Conservation Area 2A: L-38E and L-35B canals
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number03090202
HUC10 Number0309020211
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month2
Collection Year1986
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26039
Author:Fury, J.R., and F.A. Morello
Date:1994
Title:The contribution of an exotic fish, the Oscar, to the sport fishery of the Everglades Water Conservation Areas
Journal:Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
Volume:48
Pages:474-481
CommentsRoving angler creel survey; covered all of L-38E and L-35B canals between December 1985-May 1996.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected6809


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