Specimen Information

Xiphophorus variatus
Xiphophorus variatus
(Variable Platyfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31730
GroupFishes
GenusXiphophorus
Speciesvariatus
Common NameVariable Platyfish
StateFL
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameSouth Atlantic-Gulf Region
HUC8 Number03000000
Map
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Collection Year1971
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:164
Author:Williams, J.D., D. Jennings, and D. Haney.
Date:1992
Title:Exotics in the Indian River Lagoon system.
Journal:manuscript
Reference 2
Ref. Number:165
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr., H.F. Sahlman, W.W. Miley II, and D.J. Herrema
Date:1974
Title:Exotic fishes in fresh and brackish waters of Florida.
Journal:Biological Conservation
Volume:6
Issue:4
Pages:292-302
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/5/2021].

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