Dwarf Suckermouth Catfish Information & Care
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|Sub Family 1||Armored Suckermouth Catfish|
|Common Name||Dwarf Suckermouth Catfish|
Otocinclus (auto SINK luss) is a genus of the armored catfish family (Loricariidae). Oto = ear; cinclus = a latticework; an allusion to the holes in the head in the region of the ear.
The Common Names of fish are Dwarf Sucker, Oto & Little Monkeys.
The fish have rows of armour plating covering body, underslung suckermouth.
Natively, the fish originate in South America.