Xiphophorus hellerii
Xiphophorus hellerii
(Green Swordtail)

42 results for Xiphophorus hellerii (Green Swordtail)
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Specimen IDStateCountyLocalityYear HUC Number What's this? Drainage nameStatus
31731 FL state non-specific1971 03000000 South Atlantic-Gulf Regionunknown
1678586 FLBrevard[No locality description provided]2019 03080202 Cape Canaveral 
31875 FLBrevardBrevard County1974 03080101 Upper St. Johnslocally established
31553 FLBrevardcanal on E. Prospect Rd. off US 1 in Melbourne1990 03080202 Cape Canaveralunknown
283434 FLBrevardCanal on East Prospect St., about 0.3 miles ESE off US 1 in Melbourne1990 03080202 Cape Canaveralunknown
550954 FLBrevardCivic center pond; Satellite Beach1972 03080202 Cape Canaverallocally established
31529 FLBrevardE side of C-3B, separated by a culvert from canal draining Satellite Beach Civic Center pond1981 03080202 Cape Canaveralunknown
31551 FLBrevardE. Prospect Ave. canal (0.3 mi S on E. Prospect Ave. off US 1 in Melbourne1990 03080202 Cape Canaveralunknown
1321688 FLBrevardIndian River Lagoon1983 03080202 Cape Canaveralunknown
31533 FLBrevardSatellite Beach, just W of county road 3-B in canal draining Satellite Beach Civic Center pond1980 03080202 Cape Canaverallocally established
550959 FLBrevardUnnamed creek on River View Drive, 0.2 miles south of junction with Prospect Road, Melbourne.1991 03080202 Cape Canaverallocally established
550958 FLHillsborough[Little] Bullfrog Creek, first bridge on US 301 south of Token road east of Ruskin1971 03100206 Tampa Baylocally established
1707034 FLHillsborough[No locality description provided]2022 03100206 Tampa Bay 
1712095 FLHillsboroughCockroach Creek at Hwy 412023 03100206 Tampa Bayestablished
550950 FLHillsboroughDitch adjacent to Tampa Bypass canal behind fish farm (Violet Creations) 5520 A Wilkins Rd., Tampa.1993 03100206 Tampa Baylocally established
550949 FLHillsboroughDitch at Kracker Ave & Parker Drive, Gibsonton, FL1971 03100206 Tampa Baylocally established
1712094 FLHillsboroughMizelle Creek off Walter Hunter Rd2023 03100204 Alafiaestablished
276105 FLHillsboroughRiverview and Gibsonton area ditches1970 03100204 Alafiaestablished
550957 FLHillsboroughRoad-side ditch at Nundy Avenue, about 0.25 miles E of US Rte. 41 in Gibsonton.1978 03100204 Alafiaestablished
276103 FLHillsboroughRuskin area ditches1970 03100203 Little Manateeestablished
31879 FLHillsboroughTampa Bay area1974 03100206 Tampa Baylocally established
550947 FLHillsboroughUnnamed water body at Beach Way Street and Ferneraft Street, Tampa1970 03100206 Tampa Bayestablished
550948 FLHillsboroughUnnamed water body at Eagle Hill Drive and Symmes Avenue, Gibsonton (formerly N. Ruskin)1971 03100206 Tampa Bayestablished
1617886 FLIndian RiverDitch along Indian River Blvd in front of Fountainhead housing complex2019 03080203 Vero Beachestablished
1617884 FLIndian RiverDitch along Indian River Blvd in front of Mullinax Car Center2019 03080203 Vero Beachestablished

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/28/2024].

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