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Jump to next section Summary of Platydoras
Pronounced pla tee doh russ
Etymology Platydoras: 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.
Size Smallest 150mm, largest 200mm, average 175mm, most commonly 150mm. All SL.
Species There are 6 "species" in the database
Keepers 5 species (83%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
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Jump to next section Most Kept Species
1. Platydoras armatulus (96.12%)
2. Platydoras costatus (1.94%)
3. Platydoras hancockii (0.83%)
4. Platydoras sp. `MARONI` (0.55%)
5. Platydoras brachylecis (0.55%)

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