Orange Platy Fish | Info

The southern platyfish , common platy , or moonfish ( Xiphophorus maculatus ) is a species of freshwater fish in family Poeciliidae of order Cyprinodontiformes . A live-bearer , it is closely related to the green swordtail ( X. hellerii ) and can interbreed with it. It is native to an area of North and Central America stretching from Veracruz , Mexico , to northern Belize .