Male from Solosuchil River
A male of Xiphophorus clemenciae from Solosuchil River, Coatzacoalcos drainage [Oaxaca]. Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (25-May-2014). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Xiphophorus clemenciae Alvarez, 1959

Coatzacoalcos swordtail; Espada de Clemencia.

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Original description as Xiphophorus clemenciae:


  • Álvarez del Villar, José. 1959. "Nuevas especies de Xiphophorus e Hyporamphus procedentes del Río Coatzacoalcos (Pisc., Poeciliidae y Hemiramphidae)". Ciencia. 19(4-5): 69-73 (ffm00051)

Conservation: Xiphophorus clemenciae is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (DD) data deficient (2018).