Oscar

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Oscar
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Astronotus Ocellatus
Species Information
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oscar_(fish)
Size / weight
Common up to 0.5 (1.1) kg (lb)
Trophy up to 1 (2.2) kg (lb)
Unique up to 1.6 (3.5) kg (lb)
Price / Reward
Common per kg 70
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Trophy per kg 130
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Unique per kg 165
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Description

Oscar (Astronotus Ocellatus) is a species of fish from the cichlid family native to South America that has been introduced to other areas, including the United States. This fish typically prefers slow-moving white-water habitats, and can often be found under submerged branches. Fish of this species are usually darkly coloured with yellow-ringed spots on their dorsal fin. Oscar usually weigh around 0.2 to 0.5 kg (0.440 to 1.1 lb), but have been reported to sometimes grow to 1 kg(2 lb). These fish are carnivorous, feeding predominantly on crayfish, worms and insects.


Preferred baits:

Locations

Florida Mississippi Peru Bolivia

Brazil

Recommended fishing methods and tackle

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Amazonian Others