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Scientific Name Oryzias latipes  (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)
Common Name
Type Locality Japan.
Etymology Oryzias: Greek, oryza = rice; because of the habitat used by this fish. 
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Size 32mm or 1.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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Distribution Asia: Japan, Korea, China and Viet Nam. Reported from the middle Nam Theun, Mekong, Irrawaddy, Salween, Red River and Nanpangjiang in basins.
IUCN Red List Category Least Concern, range map and more is available on the IUCN species page. Last assessed 2018.
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Breeding Reports There is but a single breeding report, read it here.
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Reference Fauna Japonica Parts 10-14, pp 224, Pl. 103 (fig. 5).
Registered Keepers There are 2 registered keepers, view all "my fish" data.
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Last Update 2020 Nov 15 09:39 (species record created: 2020 Nov 15 07:26)