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Jump to next section Summary of Platysilurus
Etymology (Greek)Platys=Flat + (Greek)siluros=a cat fish.
Breeding Unreported.
Size Smallest 200mm, largest 700mm, average 450mm, most commonly 700mm. All SL.
Species There are 3 "species" in the database
Keepers 2 species (66%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Platysilurus mucosus (88.89%)
2. Platysilurus malarmo (11.11%)

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