Male at Rio Blanco
A male of Xiphophorus xiphidium at Rio Blanco, Soto la Marina [Tamaulipas].Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (06-Jun-2009). determiner Juan Miguel Artigas Azas




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Xiphophorus xiphidium (Gordon, 1932)

Espada de Soto la Marina; Swordtail platyfish.

Original description as Platypoecilus xiphidium:

  • Gordon, Myron. 1932. "Dr. Myron Gordon going on expedition". Aquatic Life. v. 15, pp. 287-288 (ffm00065)

Conservation: Xiphophorus xiphidium is evaluated by the international union for the conservation of nature in the iucn red list of threatened species as (LC) least concern (2018).

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