Specimen Information

Astronotus ocellatus
Astronotus ocellatus
(Oscar)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID586847
GroupFishes
GenusAstronotus
Speciesocellatus
Common NameOscar
StateMS
CountyRankin
Locality[No locality description provided by MARIS]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Pearl-Strong
HUC8 Number03180002
HUC10 NameRichland Creek
HUC10 Number0318000205
HUC12 NameTerrapin Skin Creek
HUC12 Number031800020503
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month10
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26408
Author:Loftus, A.
Date:2011
Title:Multi State Aquatic Resources Information System (MARIS) Master Database records via Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation (BISON)
Reference 2
Ref. Number:20877
Author:Mississippi Museum of Natural Science.
Date:2011
Title:Mississippi Museum of Natural Science - Ichthyology Collection.
Publisher:Mississippi Museum of Natural Science.
CommentsRecord from Mississippi Museum of Natural Science via BISON
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/21/2019].

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