Cat-eLog Right Arrow Doradidae Right Arrow The genus Platydoras

Jump to next section Summary of Platydoras
Pronouncedpla tee doh russ
EtymologyPlatydoras: From the Greek platys, meaning flat, and doras, meaning skin (also a word commonly used in forming generic names for doradids); in reference to the depressed head.
SizeSmallest 150mm, largest 200mm, average 175mm, most commonly 190mm. All SL.
SpeciesThere are 4 "species" in the database
Keepers4 species (100%) are being kept by registered keepers
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Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Platydoras armatulus (97.33%)
2. Platydoras costatus (1.33%)
3. Platydoras hancockii (1%)
4. Platydoras brachylecis (0.33%)

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Jump to next section Distribution of selected Platydoras species