|All Fishes Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Platydoras sp. `MARONI`|
|Common Name||Platydoras Sp. Shallow Scute|
|Pronunciation||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.|
|General Remarks||Possibly P. helicophilus, which is currently considered a synonym of P. costatus, but may be distinct from P. costatus. (Arce et al., 2013) also identified an undescribed Platydoras in the Maroni.|
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|Last Update||2019 Jul 05 09:51 (species record created: 2019 Jul 05 08:56)|