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Oryzias MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Oryzias
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.493.850.139.650
Unique ID
D009990
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009990
Annotation
note entry terms JAPANESE KILLIFISH, and MEDAKA KILLIFISH; KILLIFISHES is also available
Scope Note
The only genus in the family Oryziinae, order BELONIFORMES. Oryzias are egg-layers; other fish of the same order are livebearers. Oryzias are used extensively in testing carcinogens.
Entry Term(s)
Japanese Killifish
Japanese Medaka
Japanese Rice Fish
Killifish, Japanese
Medaka
Medaka Killifish
Oryzias latipes
Oryziinae
Registry Number
txid8089
Related Numbers
txid8088
txid8090
Previous Indexing
Fishes (1966-1986)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under CYPRINODONTIFORMES 1987-90
History Note
91(87); was see under CYPRINODONTIFORMES 1987-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/04/15
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Oryzias Preferred
Medaka Broader
Japanese Medaka Narrower
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