Specimen Information

Xiphophorus maculatus
Xiphophorus maculatus
(Southern Platyfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31539
GroupFishes
GenusXiphophorus
Speciesmaculatus
Common NameSouthern Platyfish
StateFL
CountyAlachua
LocalityGainesville, U of Florida campus, creek behind FL State Museum on Newell Dr.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOklawaha
HUC8 Number03080102
HUC10 NamePaynes Prairie
HUC10 Number0308010211
HUC12 NamePaynes Prairie
HUC12 Number030801021105
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month7
Collection Year1987
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statuslocally established
Record TypePersonal communication
DisposalETOH/NFRC-G
Museum Cat NumberNFRC-G
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/5/2021].

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