Specimen Information

Poecilia reticulata
Poecilia reticulata
(Guppy)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID32001
GroupFishes
GenusPoecilia
Speciesreticulata
Common NameGuppy
StateFL
CountyPalm Beach
Localitysmall freshwater pool near the boat launching ramp of the city of Boca Raton
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 Number0309020613
Map
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Collection Year1977
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusextirpated
CommentsEstablished here for several years. Population rarely exceeds 50 individuals. May have been killed by the cold weather of January 1977. itemnumber 830
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierCourtenay
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/26/2020].

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