Specimen Information

Xiphophorus hellerii
Xiphophorus hellerii
(Green Swordtail)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID28177
GroupFishes
GenusXiphophorus
Specieshellerii
Common NameGreen Swordtail
StateCA
CountyOrange
LocalityWestminster near an aquarium fish farm
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSeal Beach
HUC8 Number18070201
Map
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Collection Year1984
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
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
CommentsNative to Central America and Mexico.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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