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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. 
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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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Distribution
Guyana Waters, Coastal Rivers of Guyanas, Suriname Coastal Rivers, Marowijne (click on these areas to find other species found there)

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Last Update 2019 Jul 05 09:51 (species record created: 2019 Jul 05 08:56)