Specimen Information

Astronotus ocellatus
Astronotus ocellatus
(Oscar)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID565111
GroupFishes
GenusAstronotus
Speciesocellatus
Common NameOscar
StateAL
CountyMadison
LocalityTennessee River, at Ditto Landing
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWheeler Lake
HUC8 Number06030002
HUC10 NameTennessee River-Wheeler Lake
HUC10 Number0603000209
HUC12 NameBartee Branch-Tennessee River
HUC12 Number060300020904
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26450
Author:Wade, B.B., and S. Ratliff
Date:2013
Title:Name that creature: strange fish found in Tennessee River
Publisher:WAFF 48 News
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/24/2020].

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