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Astronotus ocellatus, Heesch, Netherlands Just a quick smartphone snap at my friends' house where he keeps this species in an aquarium. Astronotus ocellatus,Geotagged,Netherlands,Oscar,Summer Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Astronotus ocellatus, Heesch, Netherlands

Just a quick smartphone snap at my friends' house where he keeps this species in an aquarium.

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  1. Why so glum chum? Posted 18 days ago

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The oscar is a species of fish from the cichlid family. In tropical South America, where the species naturally resides, "A. ocellatus" specimens are often found for sale as a food fish in the local markets. The fish has been introduced to other areas, including India, China, Australia, and the United States. It is considered a popular aquarium fish in Europe and the U.S.

Similar species: Cichliformes
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Jul 25, 2022. Captured Jul 24, 2022 17:15.
  • iPhone 13 Pro
  • f/1.8
  • 1/49s
  • ISO320
  • 1.57mm