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Oryzias latipes

(Temminck & Schlegel 1846)

Oryzias latipes was originally described as Poecilia latipes by Temminck & Schlegel in 1846. It belongs to the family Adrianichthyidae and subfamily Oryziinae. It is commonly known as Japanese rice fish but has many other common names such as Rice Fish in USA (contiguous states), Medaka in Japan, Japanese Rice Fish in South Africa, Fut mei dzeung ue in Hong Kong, Ryzanka japonska in Poland. more common names It is found in Fresh and Brackish water.
Species   latipes
AuthorWI   Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.]
AuthorNI   Temminck & Schlegel
Qualification   ---
Year   1846
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Beloniformes Beloniformes
Family   Adrianichthyidae
Oryziinae Oryziinae
Genus   Oryzias
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Beloniformes
Family   Adrianichthyidae
Subfamily   Oryziinae
Genus   Oryzias
Original Name   Poecilia        
Taxon Name   latipes
Original Combination   Poecilia latipes
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Poecilia latipes
OriginalSubGenus   Poecilia
Original Author   Temminck & Schlegel
Original AuthorWI   Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1846
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Oryziinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Japan.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   RMNH 2713a
Page   224
Illustrations   Pl. 103 (fig. 5)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Oryzias latipes
Current Species latipes
Current Genus Oryzias
Current AuthorWI Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.]
Current AuthorNI Temminck & Schlegel
Current Year 1846
Current Family Adrianichthyidae
Current Subfamily
Oryziinae Oryziinae

Habitat freshwater, brackish.        
Water Fresh and Brackish water

Current Summary   Valid as Oryzias latipes  (Temminck & Schlegel 1846). Adrianichthyidae: Oryziinae.
Name History   •Valid as Oryzias latipes (Temminck & Schlegel 1846), subspecies latipes -- (Sakai et al. 2001:89 [ref. 25693]). •Valid as Oryzias latipes (Temminck & Schlegel 1846) -- (Okada 1961:595 [ref. 6363], Lee et al. 1980:490 [ref. 22416], Uyeno & Arai in Masuda et al. 1984:82 [ref. 6441], Wang 1984:87 [ref. 22951], Sakaizumi 1985:521 [ref. 6790], Chen in Kuang et al. 1986:186 [ref. 26639], Uwa & Parenti 1988:159 [ref. 6852], Kawanabe & Mizuno 1989:426 [ref. 25598], Zheng 1989:295 [ref. 21202], Pan et al. in Pan et al. 1991:325 [ref. 23876], Zhuo in Ding 1994:494 [ref. 21531], Coad 1995:25 [ref. 23608], Sato 1995:52 [ref. 25531], Coad 1996:85 [ref. 25304], Cheng & Zhou 1997:217 [ref. 26385] with genus as Orizias, Kim 1997:377 [ref. 24032], Takahashi et al. 1997:44 [ref. 24971], Reshetnikov et al. 1997:746 [ref. 24702], Roberts 1998:221 [ref. 23471], Watanabe 1998:264 [ref. 23491], Reshetnikov 1998:107 [ref. 23570], Sato et al. 1998:39 [ref. 24972], Mizuno et al. 1999:7 [ref. 25311], Fuller et al. 1999:285 [ref. 25838], Nakabo 2000:547 [ref. 25086], Parenti in Randall & Lim 2000:600 [ref. 25122], Matsuura et al. 2000:189 [ref. 26000], Tang et al. 2001:15 [ref. 25373], Tatsizawa et al. 2001:91 [ref. 25594], Wang et al. 2001:200 [ref. 26566], Kim & Park 2002:300 [ref. 25913], Nakabo 2002:547 [ref. 26001], Choi et al. 2003:219, 544 [ref. 26218], Jang et al. 2003:119 [ref. 27681], Bogutskaya & Naseka 2004:176 [ref. 28183], Mundy 2005:280 [ref. 28379], Parenti 2008:550 [ref. 29902], Kottelat & Freyhof 2007:476 [ref. 29996], Magtoon & Termvidchakorn 2009:54 [ref. 30242], Yonezawa et al. 2010:252 [ref. 30902], Matsunuma et al. 2010:82 [ref. 31558], Asai et al. 2012:289 [ref. 31749], Zhang et al. 2016:191 [ref. 34477]).

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asinua Oryzias asinua Parenti [L. R.], Hadiaty [R. K.], Lumbantobing [D. N.] & Herder [F.] 2013Valid
bonneorum Oryzias bonneorum Parenti [L. R.] 2008Valid
carnaticus Oryzias carnaticus (Jerdon [T. C.] 1849)Valid
celebensis Oryzias celebensis (Weber [M.] 1894)Valid
curvinotus Oryzias curvinotus (Nichols [J. T.] & Pope [C. H.] 1927)Valid
cyanophthalmus Oryzias cyanophthalmus (Blyth [E.] 1858)Synonym
dancena Oryzias dancena (Hamilton [F.] 1822)Valid
dopingdopingensis Oryzias dopingdopingensis Mandagi [I. F.], Mokodongan [D. F.], Tanaka [R.] & Yamahira [K.] 2018Valid
eversi Oryzias eversi Herder [F.], Hadiaty [R. K.] & Nolte [A. W.] 2012Valid
hadiatyae Oryzias hadiatyae Herder [F.] & Chapuis [S.] 2010Valid
haugiangensis Oryzias haugiangensis Roberts [T. R.] 1998Valid
hubbsi Oryzias hubbsi Roberts [T. R.] 1998Valid
javanicus Oryzias javanicus (Bleeker [P.] 1854)Valid
latipes sinensis Oryzias latipes sinensis Chen [Y.-R.], Uwa [H.] & Chu [X.-L.] 1989Synonym
luzonensis Oryzias luzonensis (Herre [A. W. C. T.] & Ablan [G. L.] 1934)Valid
madagascariensis Oryzias madagascariensis Arnoult [J.] 1963Synonym
marmoratus Oryzias marmoratus (Aurich [H.] 1935)Valid
matanensis Oryzias matanensis (Aurich [H.] 1935)Valid
mekongensis Oryzias mekongensis Uwa [H.] & Magtoon [W.] 1986Valid
melastigma Oryzias melastigma (McClelland [J.] 1839)Synonym
melastigmus Oryzias melastigmus (McClelland [J.] 1839)Synonym
minutillus Oryzias minutillus Smith [H. M.] 1945Valid
nebulosus Oryzias nebulosus Parenti [L. R.] & Soeroto [B.] 2004Valid
nigrimas Oryzias nigrimas Kottelat [M.] 1990Valid
orthognathus Oryzias orthognathus Kottelat [M.] 1990Valid
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