NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Xiphophorus variatus
(Variable Platyfish)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID291370
GroupFishes
GenusXiphophorus
Speciesvariatus
Common NameVariable Platyfish
StateFL
CountyAlachua
LocalityOutskirts of Gainesville in sewage ditch next to store selling tropical fish.
HUC8 NameOklawaha
HUC8 Number3080102
Map
Collection Day27
Collection Month1
Collection Year1967
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statuslocally established
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18857
Date:2009
Title:Florida Museum of Natural History - Ichthyology Collection Database.
Publisher:Florida Museum of Natural History.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:24956
Author:Anonymous.
Date:2012
Title:Museum collection records of Xiphophorus variatus specimens from the United States. Downloaded from FishNet2 on 30 October 2012.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberUF 66992
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater
No Preserved6


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/23/2014].

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