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Noun1.Platypoecilus - platysPlatypoecilus - platys          
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
platy, Platypoecilus maculatus - small stocky Mexican fish; popular aquarium fish
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Braddock, he wrote his thesis on "An Analysis of the Effects of the Social Hierarchy and Other Factors upon Food Consumption in the Fish Platypoecilus maculatus.
Notes on a collection of fishes from Mexico, with description of a new species of Platypoecilus.