Suckermouthed Catfish Information & Care

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Fish Type Egg-laying
Fish Family Catfish
Sub Family 1 Armored Suckermouth Catfish
Sub Family 2 Common Plecos
Common Name Suckermouthed Catfish
Scientific Name Hypostomus punctatus

The Suckermouthed Catfish (Hypostomus punctatus) 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.