Specimen Information

Oryzias latipes
Oryzias latipes
(Japanese medaka)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID39392
GroupFishes
GenusOryzias
Specieslatipes
Common NameJapanese medaka
StateNY
CountySuffolk
LocalityLong Island, ponds
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSouthern Long Island
HUC8 Number02030202
Map
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Collection Year1978
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusextirpated
Commentsestablished since 1973. Rosen has not sampled since 1973, but because ponds are permanent and fish are hardy, he has no reason to believe that they are not still established in 1978. extirpated in cold winter of 1978
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/24/2020].

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