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Exotic fishes of Bangladesh: Suckermouth catfish, Hypostomus plecostomus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Suckermouth catfish, Hypostomus plecostomus

Suckermouth catfish, Hypostomus plecostomus

The Suckermouth catfish is native to South America especially Brazil (Akhter, 1995). This fish was introduced in Bangladesh from Thailand in 1980 (Rahman, 2005). Though this fish was introduced for ornamental purpose but …read more