Specimen Information

Xiphophorus hellerii
Xiphophorus hellerii
(Green Swordtail)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID276103
GroupFishes
GenusXiphophorus
Specieshellerii
Common NameGreen Swordtail
StateFL
CountyHillsborough
LocalityRuskin area ditches
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLittle Manatee
HUC8 Number03100203
Map
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Collection Year1970
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayescaped captivity aquaculture
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:990
Author:Buntz, J., and P. Chapman.
Date:1970
Title:A preliminary report on the increasing establishment of non-native fish in the Tampa Bay area.
Publisher:Unpubl Rept for the Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission.
Pages:6 pp
CommentsFound in ditches near exotic fish farms
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/24/2021].

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