Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Actinopterygii Cyprinodontiformes Poeciliidae

Scientific Name: Xiphophorus couchianus
Species Authority: (Girard, 1859)
Common Name(s):
English Monterrey Platyfish, Platy Monterrey
French Porte-épée De Monterrey
Spanish Xifo De Couch
Limia couchiana Girard, 1859

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Critically Endangered A1ce+2ce, B1+2abc, C2a ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Contreras-Balderas, S. & Almada-Villela, P.
Previously published Red List assessments:
1994 Endangered (E)
1990 Endangered (E)
1988 Endangered (E)
1986 Endangered (E)

Geographic Range [top]

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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Contreras-Balderas, S. & Almada-Villela, P. 1996. Xiphophorus couchianus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T23156A9423833. . Downloaded on 09 October 2015.
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