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Jump to next section Summary of Brachyplatystoma
Etymology Greek, brachys, eia = short + Greek, platys = flat + Greek, stoma = mouth.
Size Smallest 500mm, largest 2800mm, average 1290mm, most commonly 600mm. All SL.
Species There are 7 "species" in the database
Keepers 7 species (100%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Brachyplatystoma tigrinum (35.9%)
2. Brachyplatystoma juruense (28.21%)
3. Brachyplatystoma filamentosum (12.82%)
4. Brachyplatystoma platynemum (7.69%)
5. Brachyplatystoma capapretum (5.98%)
6. Brachyplatystoma rousseauxii (5.13%)
7. Brachyplatystoma vaillantii (4.27%)

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Jump to next section Distribution of selected Brachyplatystoma species


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