Specimen Information

Xiphophorus variatus
Xiphophorus variatus
(Variable Platyfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID31883
GroupFishes
GenusXiphophorus
Speciesvariatus
Common NameVariable Platyfish
StateFL
CountyPalm Beach
LocalityPalm Beach County
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid TypeCounty
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number03090202
HUC10 Number0309020609
Map
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Collection Year1974
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statuslocally established
Reference 1
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
Reference 2
Ref. Number:527
Author:Kushlan, J.A., and T.E. Lodge
Date:1974
Title:Ecological and distributional notes on the freshwater fish of southern Florida.
Journal:Biological Sciences
Volume:37
Issue:2
Pages:110-128
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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