NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Xiphophorus variatus
(Variable Platyfish)
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID550989
Common NameVariable Platyfish
LocalityCreek flowing S from beneath E Univ Ave (St Hwy 26) to SE 4th Ave, between SE 3rd St and SE 4th St; see remarks
HUC8 NameOklawaha
HUC8 Number3080102
Collection Day8
Collection Month5
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statuslocally established
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26212
Title:Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database.
Publisher:Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Reference 2
Ref. Number:25899
Author:Florida Museum of Natural History
Title:Florida Museum of Natural History ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal,
Publisher:Florida Museum of Natural History
CommentsData from GBIF data index - original values.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberUF 98992
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/22/2014].

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