Specimen Information

Xiphophorus variatus
Xiphophorus variatus
(Variable Platyfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID236945
GroupFishes
GenusXiphophorus
Speciesvariatus
Common NameVariable Platyfish
StateFL
CountyAlachua
LocalitySweetwater Branch Creek, Gainesville
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameOklawaha
HUC8 Number03080102
Map
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Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15920
Author:Shafland, P.L., K.B. Gestring, and M.S. Stanford
Date:2008
Title:Florida's exotic freshwater fishes - 2007.
Journal:Florida Scientist
Volume:71
Issue:3
Pages:220-245
CommentsThis population has persisted since at least 1983
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/24/2020].

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