- First contact between the Ocampa and the Federation occurred in 2371 when Voyager stranded in the Delta Quadrant. One Ocampa, Kes, became a member of Voyager's crew. (VOY episode Caretaker)
- In 2409, Lieutenant Linnea is a female Ocampa in the Alpha Quadrant and a Starfleet officer. She serves as Admiral Jorel Quinn's secretary at Earth Space Dock.
Besides the shape of their ears, Ocampa look like Humans. Ocampa are a telepathic species and have a short lifespan compared to Humans, typically less then a decade. However, individuals have survived into their twenties with the assistance of non-Ocampan technology.
- Ocampa can be easily recreated in the Alien Generator by using a Human-like template and applying the Ocampa ears.