Specimen Information

Xiphophorus variatus
Xiphophorus variatus
(Variable Platyfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID36286
GroupFishes
GenusXiphophorus
Speciesvariatus
Common NameVariable Platyfish
StateMT
CountyMadison
LocalityBeaverhead Pond
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameBeaverhead
HUC8 Number10020002
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year1985
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:470
Author:Courtenay, W.R., Jr.
Date:1985
Title:Florida Atlantic University Quarterly Reports for 1985 to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Gainesville, FL.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:210
Author:Brown, C.J.D.
Date:1971
Title:Fishes of Montana.
Publisher:Montana State University Bozeman, MT.
Pages:207 pp
CommentsSame species found at this site as reported by Brown.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierCourtenay
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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