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medaka (plural medakas)
- Oryzias latipes, a small Japanese ricefish, popular for use in aquariums.
2009, January 16, “Colin A. M. Semple & Martin S. Taylor”, MOLECULAR BIOLOGY: The Structure of Change, volume 323, number 5912:
- […] report oscillating patterns in the rate of genetic variation around the start sites of transcription in the medaka (Japanese killifish, Oryzias latipes ) genome.
- 2009, Daniel Dietrich, Heiko O. Krieger, Histological Analysis of Endocrine Disruptive Effects in Small Laboratory Fish, page 47,
- Similar to the findings in medaka, fathead minnows treated with an intermediate concentration (10ng/L) of EE2  in the ambient water at various timeranges throughout development did not result in sexreversal.[sic]
- 2012, Ten-Tsao Wong, Paul Collodi, Chapter 12: Application of Fish Stem Cell Technology to Aquaculture and Marine Biotechnology, Garth L. Fletcher, Matthew L. Rise (editors), Aquaculture Biotechnology, page 193,
- Much of the research directed toward developing this technology has been done using model fish species such as medaka (Wakamatsu et al. 1994; Hong et al. 1996) and zebrafish (Sun et al. 1995; Ma et al. 2001; Kurita and Sakai 2004).