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Jump to next section Summary of Plotosus
Pronounced Ploh toe suss
Etymology The generic name comes from the Greek plotos, meaning swimming.
Size Smallest 300mm, largest 1500mm, average 687mm, most commonly 1500mm. All SL.
Species There are 4 "species" in the database
Keepers 2 species (50%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
1750 1770 1790 1810 1830 1850 1870 1890 1910 1930 1950 1970 1990 2010 
Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Plotosus papuensis (50%)
2. Plotosus canius (50%)
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