Freshly collected male
Freshly collected male of Xiphophorus andersi at Atoyaquillo, Rio Atoyac [Veracruz]. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (17-Feb-2022). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas



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Xiphophorus andersi Meyer & Schartl, 1980

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Original description as Xiphophorus andersi:


  • Meyer, Manfred & M. Schartl. 1980. "Eine neue Xiphophorus-Art aus Vera Cruz, Mexiko (Pisces: Poeciliidae)". Senckenbergiana biologica. 60(3-4):147-151 (ffm00048) (abstract)

Conservation: Xiphophorus andersi is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (EN) endangered (2018).