Plecostomus: Hypostomus plecostomus
Distribution and Habitat
Plecostomus fish can be found primarily in South America.
Primarily found in fresh water usually in that of ponds and open river mouths.
Plecostomus contain distinct suction cup like lips used primarily on smooth surfaces to help pick up algae.
Plecostomus can survive up to 30 hours on dry land when looking for fresh water alternatives to inhabit.