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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Siluriformes
Family: Doradidae Thorny catfishes

Genus: Platydoras

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Photo by JJPhoto

South America
Max. Length 43 cm SL
Platydoras armatulus (Valenciennes, 1840)

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Platydoras armatulus
[Southern striped raphael]

Photo by Arce, H.M.

South America
Max. Length 21.6 cm SL
Platydoras brachylecis Piorski, Garavello, Arce H. & Sabaj Pérez, 2008

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Platydoras brachylecis
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Photo by Jinkings, K.

South America
Max. Length 24 cm SL
Platydoras costatus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Platydoras costatus
[Raphael catfish]

Photo by Landines, M./ Ana Sanabria

South America
Max. Length 15 cm TL
Platydoras hancockii (Valenciennes, 1840)

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Platydoras hancockii
[Blue-eye catfish]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Platydoras armatulus Southern striped raphael South America 43 SL 1840
Platydoras brachylecis South America 21.6 SL 2008
Platydoras costatus Raphael catfish South America 24 SL 1758
Platydoras hancockii Blue-eye catfish South America 15 TL 1840



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