Specimen Information

Oryzias latipes
Oryzias latipes
(Japanese medaka)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID29448
GroupFishes
GenusOryzias
Specieslatipes
Common NameJapanese medaka
StateCA
CountySanta Clara
Localitycreek in Santa Clara County
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameCoyote
HUC8 Number18050003
Map
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Collection Year1980
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential 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
Issue:12
Pages:854 pp
CommentsWas established in a creek in Santa Clara Co., probably no longer extant.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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