Specimen Information

Xiphophorus variatus
Xiphophorus variatus
(Variable Platyfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID27404
GroupFishes
GenusXiphophorus
Speciesvariatus
Common NameVariable Platyfish
StateAZ
CountyMaricopa
LocalitySalt River channel in Tempe
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Salt
HUC8 Number15060106
HUC10 NameSalt River below Saguaro Lake
HUC10 Number1506010603
HUC12 NameSalt River-Tempe Town Lake
HUC12 Number150601060305
Map
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Collection Year1962
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statuslocally established
Reference 1
Ref. Number:109
Author:Minckley, W.L.
Date:1973
Title:Fishes of Arizona.
Publisher:Arizona Fish and Game Department
Pages:127 pp
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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