Matano ricefish (Oryzias matanensis)

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Matano ricefish fact file

Matano ricefish description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderBeloniformes
FamilyAdrianichthyidae
GenusOryzias (1)

Information on the Matano ricefish is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Matano medaka.
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Matano ricefish status

Classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Vulnerable

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (May, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Matano ricefish  
Matano ricefish

© Kiyoshi Naruse

Kiyoshi Naruse Ph.D
National Institute for Basic Biology, Laboratory of Bioresources,
Nishigonaka 38, Myodaiji, Okazaki 444-8585, Aichi
Japan
Tel: 81-564-55-7580
Fax: 81-564-55-7580
naruse@nibb.ac.jp

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