swordtail

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swordtail

an aquarium fish, Xiphophorus spp., a member of the suborder Cyprinodontei.
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A total of 5,236 individuals belonging to five species of fishes were captured during the study period, one native species (Baja California killifish) and four exotic species (common carp, guppy, green swordtail, and redbelly tilapia).
Green swordtail, common carp, and redbelly tilapia were scarce and occurred after the flood in September 2003 flood.
In the La Purisima drainage, only four species were captured through the study period (Baja California killifish, guppy, green swordtail, and redbelly tilapia; Table 1).