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Estuarine ricefish, Oryzias melastigmus (McClelland, 1839)

Estuarine ricefish, Oryzias melastigma

Estuarine ricefish, Oryzias melastigma

Systematic position Phylum: Chordata Class: Actinopterygii (Ray-finned fishes) Order: Beloniformes (Needlefishes) Family: Adrianichthyidae (Adrianichthyids) Subfamily: Oryziinae (Medakas or ricefishes) Genus: Oryzias Species: O. melastigmus

Synonyms Aplocheilus melastigmus McClelland, 1839 Haplochilus melastigma (McClelland, 1839) Panchax argenteus Day, 1868 Panchax cyanopthalma Blyth, 1858 Panchax melastigma (McClelland, 1839)

Common/local names English: Estuarine ricefish Bangladesh: Bechi (বেচি) and Kanpona (কানপোনা) …read more

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Aplocheilus panchax

Aplocheilus panchax

Aplocheilus panchax

Synonyms:

Esox panchax Hamilton, 1822, Fishes of the Ganges, p.221. Haplochilus panchax Day, 1878, Fishes of India. p. 523. Panchax panchax Weber and de Beaufort, 1922, Fishes of the Indo-Australian Archipelago. 4, p. 374. Aplocheilus panchax Smith, 1945, Fishes of Siam or Thailand. p. 422. Aplocheilus panchax Sterba, 1962, Freshwater Fishes of the world. p. 480.

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