NAS - Nonindigenous Aquatic Species

Specimen Information

Oryzias latipes
(Japanese medaka)
Fishes
Exotic to United States

Specimen ID29448
GroupFishes
GenusOryzias
Specieslatipes
Common NameJapanese medaka
StateCA
CountySanta Clara
Localitycreek in Santa Clara County
HUC8 NameCoyote
HUC8 Number18050003
Map
Collection Year1980
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Pathwayreleased lab animals | released aquarium
Statusextirpated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:275
Author:Lee, D.S., C.R. Gilbert, C.H. Hocutt, R.E. Jenkins, D.E. McAllister, and J.R. Stauffer, Jr.
Date:1980
Title:Atlas of North American Freshwater Fishes.
Publisher:North Carolina State Museum of Natural History, Raleigh.
Volume:1980
Issue:12
Pages:854 pp
CommentsWas established in a creek in Santa Clara Co., probably no longer extant.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Fresh Marine IntroFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2014]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/24/2014].

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