Specimen Information

Xiphophorus maculatus
Xiphophorus maculatus
(Southern Platyfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31536
GroupFishes
GenusXiphophorus
Speciesmaculatus
Common NameSouthern Platyfish
StateFL
CountyBrevard
LocalitySatellite Beach, just W of county road 3-B in canal draining Satellite Beach Civic Center pond
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCape Canaveral
HUC8 Number03080202
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month2
Collection Year1980
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:462
Author:Dial, R.S., and S.C. Wainright
Date:1983
Title:New distributional records for non-native fishes in Florida.
Journal:Florida Scientist
Volume:46
Issue:1
Pages:8-15
Record TypeSpecimen
Museum Cat NumberFAU 80-1
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/14/2021].

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