Specimen Information

Xiphophorus variatus
Xiphophorus variatus
(Variable Platyfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID28988
GroupFishes
GenusXiphophorus
Speciesvariatus
Common NameVariable Platyfish
StateCA
CountyImperial
LocalitySalton Sea
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSalton Sea
HUC8 Number18100204
HUC10 NameSalton Sea
HUC10 Number1810020416
HUC12 NameSalton Sea
HUC12 Number181002041600
Map
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Collection Year1976
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:217
Author:Moyle, P.B.
Date:1976
Title:Inland fishes of California.
Publisher:University of California Press Berkeley, CA.
Pages:405 pp
CommentsMoyle 2002 says small numbers may persist in some Salton Sea drainages.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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