Suckermouth Catfish Information & Care
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|Sub Family 1||Armored Suckermouth Catfish|
|Sub Family 2||Common Plecos|
|Common Name||Suckermouth Catfish|
|Scientific Name||Hypostomus plecostomus|
The Suckermouth Catfish (Hypostomus plecostomus) is a tropical fish known as a Plecostomus belonging to the Armored Catfish family (Loricariidae).
It is one of a number of species commonly referred to as the Common Pleco by aquarists.