Specimen Information

Xiphophorus variatus
Xiphophorus variatus
(Variable Platyfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID27352
GroupFishes
GenusXiphophorus
Speciesvariatus
Common NameVariable Platyfish
StateAZ
CountyMaricopa
LocalitySalt River at Tempe
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Salt
HUC8 Number15060106
Map
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Collection Year1963
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statuslocally established
Reference 1
Ref. Number:10
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.A. Hensley, J.N. Taylor, and J.A. McCann.
Date:1984
Title:Distribution of exotic fishes in the continental United States.
Publisher:John Hopkins University Press
Pages:41-77
Reference 2
Ref. Number:459
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., D.P. Jennings, and J.D. Williams.
Date:1991
Title:Appendix 2: Exotic fishes
Publisher:American Fisheries Society
Pages:97-107
Commentseradicated by flood in 1965. Native to Mexico
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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