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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Beloniformes
Family: Adrianichthyidae Ricefishes
Subfamily: Oryziinae
Genus: Oryzias

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Asia
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Oryzias asinua Parenti, Hadiaty, Lumbantobing & Herder, 2013

Photo by Photo by Wagnitz, A.
 
Oryzias asinua
[]



Asia

Oryzias bonneorum Parenti, 2008

Photo by Photo by Parenti, L.R.
 
Oryzias bonneorum
[]



Asia
Max. Length 3 cm SL
Oryzias carnaticus (Jerdon, 1849)

Photo by Photo by Parenti, L.R.
 
Oryzias carnaticus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Oryzias celebensis (Weber, 1894)

Photo by Photo by Brey, I.C.
 
Oryzias celebensis
[Celebes medaka]



Asia
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Oryzias curvinotus (Nichols & Pope, 1927)

Photo by Photo by Chan, B.P.L.
 
Oryzias curvinotus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Oryzias dancena (Hamilton, 1822)

Photo by Photo by Greco, F.M.
 
Oryzias dancena
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.8 cm SL

 
Oryzias eversi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 4.6 cm SL

 
Oryzias hadiatyae
[]



Asia
Max. Length 2.1 cm SL
Oryzias haugiangensis Roberts, 1998

Photo by Photo by Parenti, L.R.
 
Oryzias haugiangensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 2.1 cm SL
Oryzias hubbsi Roberts, 1998

Photo by Photo by Parenti, L.R.
 
Oryzias hubbsi
[]



Asia
Max. Length 4.5 cm TL
Oryzias javanicus (Bleeker, 1854)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Oryzias javanicus
[Javanese ricefish]



Asia
Max. Length 3.2 cm SL
Oryzias latipes (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)

Photo by Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Oryzias latipes
[Japanese rice fish]



Asia
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Oryzias luzonensis (Herre & Ablan, 1934)

Photo by Photo by Parenti, L.R.
 
Oryzias luzonensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 4.1 cm SL
Oryzias marmoratus (Aurich, 1935)

Photo by Photo by Parenti, L.R.
 
Oryzias marmoratus
[Marmorated medaka]



Asia
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Oryzias matanensis (Aurich, 1935)

Photo by Photo by Parenti, L.R.
 
Oryzias matanensis
[Matano medaka]



Asia
Max. Length 3 cm TL
Oryzias mekongensis Uwa & Magtoon, 1986

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Oryzias mekongensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Oryzias melastigma (McClelland, 1839)

Photo by Photo by Mahalder, B.
 
Oryzias melastigma
[]



Asia
Max. Length 2 cm TL
Oryzias minutillus Smith, 1945

Photo by Photo by WWF / Vidthayanon, C.
 
Oryzias minutillus
[Dwarf medaka]



Asia
Max. Length 3.3 cm SL
Oryzias nebulosus Parenti & Soeroto, 2004

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Oryzias nebulosus
[]



Asia
Max. Length 4.7 cm SL
Oryzias nigrimas Kottelat, 1990

Photo by Photo by Parenti, L.R.
 
Oryzias nigrimas
[Black buntingi]



Asia
Max. Length 6.5 cm TL
Oryzias orthognathus Kottelat, 1990

Photo by Photo by Parenti, L.R.
 
Oryzias orthognathus
[Sharpjawed buntingi]



Asia
Max. Length 2.2 cm SL
Oryzias pectoralis Roberts, 1998

Photo by Photo by Vidthayanon, C.
 
Oryzias pectoralis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 6 cm TL
Oryzias profundicola Kottelat, 1990

Photo by Photo by Parenti, L.R.
 
Oryzias profundicola
[Yellow finned medaka]



Asia
Max. Length 3.7 cm SL
Oryzias sakaizumii Asai, Senou & Hosoya, 2012

Photo by Photo by Tibbatts, B.
 
Oryzias sakaizumii
[Northern medaka]



Asia
Max. Length 8 cm TL
Oryzias sarasinorum (Popta, 1905)

Photo by Photo by JJPhoto
 
Oryzias sarasinorum
[Sarasins minnow]



Asia
Max. Length 3 cm TL
Oryzias setnai (Kulkarni, 1940)

Photo by Photo by Parenti, L.R.
 
Oryzias setnai
[Malabar ricefish]



Asia
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Oryzias sinensis Chen, Uwa & Chu, 1989

Photo by Photo by Parenti, L.R.
 
Oryzias sinensis
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 3.2 cm SL

 
Oryzias soerotoi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 1.9 cm SL

 
Oryzias songkhramensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 4 cm TL
Oryzias timorensis (Weber & de Beaufort, 1922)

Photo by Photo by Parenti, L.R.
 
Oryzias timorensis
[]



Asia
Max. Length 1.6 cm SL
Oryzias uwai Roberts, 1998

Photo by Photo by Parenti, L.R.
 
Oryzias uwai
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 2.9 cm SL

 
Oryzias wolasi
[]



Asia
Max. Length 2.8 cm SL
Oryzias woworae Parenti & Hadiaty, 2010

Photo by Photo by Hadiaty, R.K.
 
Oryzias woworae
[]



33 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Oryzias asinua Asia 2.7 SL 2013
Oryzias bonneorum Asia 2008
Oryzias carnaticus Asia 3 SL 1849
Oryzias celebensis Celebes medaka Asia 4.5 TL 1894
Oryzias curvinotus Asia 4 TL 1927
Oryzias dancena Asia 3.1 SL 1822
Oryzias eversi Asia 3.8 SL 2012
Oryzias hadiatyae Asia 4.6 SL 2010
Oryzias haugiangensis Asia 2.1 SL 1998
Oryzias hubbsi Asia 2.1 SL 1998
Oryzias javanicus Javanese ricefish Asia 4.5 TL 1854
Oryzias latipes Japanese rice fish Asia 3.2 SL 1846
Oryzias luzonensis Asia 4 TL 1934
Oryzias marmoratus Marmorated medaka Asia 4.1 SL 1935
Oryzias matanensis Matano medaka Asia 5.5 TL 1935
Oryzias mekongensis Asia 3 TL 1986
Oryzias melastigma Asia 4 TL 1839
Oryzias minutillus Dwarf medaka Asia 2 TL 1945
Oryzias nebulosus Asia 3.3 SL 2004
Oryzias nigrimas Black buntingi Asia 4.7 SL 1990
Oryzias orthognathus Sharpjawed buntingi Asia 6.5 TL 1990
Oryzias pectoralis Asia 2.2 SL 1998
Oryzias profundicola Yellow finned medaka Asia 6 TL 1990
Oryzias sakaizumii Northern medaka Asia 3.7 SL 2012
Oryzias sarasinorum Sarasins minnow Asia 8 TL 1905
Oryzias setnai Malabar ricefish Asia 3 TL 1940
Oryzias sinensis Asia 3.1 SL 1989
Oryzias soerotoi Asia 3.2 SL 2014
Oryzias songkhramensis Asia 1.9 SL 2010
Oryzias timorensis Asia 4 TL 1922
Oryzias uwai Asia 1.6 SL 1998
Oryzias wolasi Asia 2.9 SL 2013
Oryzias woworae Asia 2.8 SL 2010



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