Specimen Information

Xiphophorus variatus
Xiphophorus variatus
(Variable Platyfish)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID850335
GroupFishes
GenusXiphophorus
Speciesvariatus
Common NameVariable Platyfish
StateTX
CountyTravis
LocalityWaller Creek, approximately 3.7km above Lady Bird Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAustin-Travis Lakes
HUC8 Number12090205
HUC10 NameCity of Austin-Colorado River
HUC10 Number1209020503
HUC12 NameTown Lake-Colorado River
HUC12 Number120902050306
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month8
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27433
Author:Cohen, A.E., L.E. Dugan, D.A. Hendrickson, F.D. Martin, J. Huynh, B.J. Labay, and M.J. Casarez.
Date:2014
Title:Population of variable platyfish (Xiphophorus variatus) established in Waller Creek, Travis County, Texas.
Journal:The Southwestern Naturalist
Volume:59
Issue:3
Pages:413-419
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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