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 (Hubbs & Gordon, 1934)

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Original description as Platypoecilus xiphidium:


  • Hubbs, Carl Leavitt & Myron Gordon. 1934. "Chromosome numbers in Xiphophorin fishes". American Naturalist. 68(718):446-455 (ffm01019)

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).