from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A genus of fishes, in which the mouth is inferior and under the snout, typical of the family Hypostomidæ. Lacépède, 1803. Also
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Often called plecos after their Latin name hypostomus plecostomus, some species can live out of water for up to 30 hours.
Sometimes called 'plecos' or 'plecs' after Latin name 'hypostomus plecostomus'.
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