Sharpjawed buntingi (Oryzias orthognathus) fish profile and information / pictures of Sharpjawed buntingi - Oryzias orthognathus

Sharpjawed buntingi (Oryzias orthognathus) fish profile

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Scientific Name Oryzias orthognathus
Classified By Kottelat, 1990
Common Name Sharpjawed buntingi
Class Ray-finned fishes (Actinopterygii)
Order Needle fishes (Beloniformes)
Family Ricefishes (Adrianichthyidae)
Biology Dorsal soft rays (total): 8-11; Anal soft rays: 23 - 25. Distinguished from all other species of the genus by its upturned mouth. Differs further by having 45-54 scales in lateral row, 8-11 dorsal rays and 23-25 anal rays (Ref. 26747).
Climate Tropical
Water Temperature From - Celcius 22 °C
Water Temperature To - Celcius 25 °C
Depth From - meters Unknown m
Depth To - meters Unknown m
Zone benthopelagic
Distribution Asia: Indonesia.
Region Asia
Range Unknown
Maximum Length 6.5 cm
Common Length 5.0 cm
Environment Freshwater; ; pH range: 7.5 - 8.5 benthopelagic; non-migratory
Vulnerability Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Resilience Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (Assuming fec
Threat To Humans   Harmless
IUCN Red List Status   Endangered (EN) (A2e)
Human Uses Aquarium: commercial
Phylogenetic Diversity Index PD50 = 0.5000 many relatives (e.g. carps) 0.5 - 2.0 few relatives (e.g. lungfishes)
Trophic Level 3.61 s.e. 0.47 Based on size and trophs of closest relatives
Is kept in Aquariums True
Occurs in Marine / Salt water False
Occurs in Brackish water False
Occurs in Fresh Water True
Occurs on Reefs False