Specimen Information

Xiphophorus variatus
Xiphophorus variatus
(Variable Platyfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID165052
GroupFishes
GenusXiphophorus
Speciesvariatus
Common NameVariable Platyfish
StateHI
CountyHonolulu
Localityisland of Oahu
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameOahu
HUC8 Number20060000
HUC10 Number2006000004
Map
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Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for biocontrol
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14969
Author:Mundy, B.C.
Date:2005
Title:Checklist of the fishes of the Hawaiian Archipelago. Bishop Museum Bulletin in Zoology 6
Publisher:Bishop Museum Press
Pages:704 pp
CommentsAlthough listed as established in Maciolek (1984), has not been listed from the state in more recent reports (Devick 1991; Yamamoto & Tagawa 2000; Mundy 2005).
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2019].

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