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Oryzias mekongensis

Uwa & Magtoon

Oryzias mekongensis was originally described as Oryzias mekongensis by Uwa & Magtoon in 1986. It belongs to the family Adrianichthyidae and subfamily Oryziinae. It is found in Fresh water and its distribution is Southeastern Asia: Mekong River basin, Thailand, Laos and Kampuchea.
Species   mekongensis
AuthorWI   Uwa [H.] & Magtoon [W.]
AuthorNI   Uwa & Magtoon
Qualification   ---
Year   1986
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   Oryzias        
Taxon Name   mekongensis
Original Combination   Oryzias mekongensis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Oryzias mekongensis
OriginalSubGenus   Oryzias
Original Author   Uwa & Magtoon
Original AuthorWI   Uwa [H.] & Magtoon [W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1986
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Oryziinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Pond at Yang Talat, Kalasin Province, Thailand, 16°24'N, 103°23'E.
Types   Paratypes: CTNRC (Cter Thai Nat. Ref. Coll.) 42.2612-2620 (9), 42.2621 (1), 42.2622 (1); NSMT-P 23233-38 (6), 23239-44 (6); USNM 268541 (3).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Collette et al. 1992:3 [ref. 19410].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 268540
Journal   Copeia
Citation   1986 (no. 2)
Page   474
Illustrations   Fig. 1

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Oryzias mekongensis
Current Species   mekongensis
Current Genus Oryzias
Current AuthorWI Uwa [H.] & Magtoon [W.]
Current AuthorNI   Uwa & Magtoon
Current Year   1986
Current Family Adrianichthyidae
Current Subfamily
Oryziinae Oryziinae

Habitat pelagic        
Water Fresh water
Habitat Notes Inhabits shallow permanent standing water of ditches, canals and ponds. Most commonly found in water that has dense growth of submerged aquatic macrophytes with finely divided leaves. Feeds on plankton. Caught only with fine-meshed nets or when larger net
Distribution Southeastern Asia: Mekong River basin, Thailand, Laos and Kampuchea.

Current Summary   Valid as Oryzias mekongensis  Uwa & Magtoon 1986. Adrianichthyidae: Oryziinae.
Name History   • Valid as Oryzias mekongensis  Uwa & Magtoon 1986 -- (Uwa & Parenti 1988:159 [ref. 6852], Rainboth 1996:172 [ref. 22772], Roberts 1998:220 [ref. 23471], Kottelat 2001:143 [ref. 25780], Parenti 2008:573 [ref. 29902], Magtoon & Termvidchakorn 2009:51 [ref. 30242], Magtoon 2010:111 [ref. 30842], Kottelat 2013:289 [ref. 32989]).

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asinua Oryzias asinua Parenti [L. R.], Hadiaty [R. K.], Lumbantobing [D.] & 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
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 Oryzias latipes (Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1846)Valid
latipes sinensis Oryzias latipes sinensis Chen [Y.-R.], Uwa [H.] & Chu [X.-L.] 1989Valid
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
melastigma Oryzias melastigma (McClelland [J.] 1839)Valid
melastigmus Oryzias melastigmus (McClelland [J.] 1839)Spelling
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
pectoralis Oryzias pectoralis Roberts [T. R.] 1998Valid
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