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Scientific NameAgeneiosus uranophthalmus  Ribeiro & Rapp-Py Daniel, 2010
Common Name
Type LocalityRio Amazonas below Paraná da Eva, ca. 3°13'S, 59°01'W, Itacoatiara, Amazonas State, Brazil.
Pronunciationah genie OH sus
EtymologyAgeneiosus: From the Greek a, meaning without and genias, meaning beard; in reference to the apparent lack of barbels (the fish has very short maxillary barbels that are almost indistinguishable). 
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Size 230mm or 9.1" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.
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DistributionMiddle reaches of Amazon River Basin, Brazil.
Amazon, Middle Amazon (Solimoes) (click on these areas to find other species found there)
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ReferencesNeotropical Ichthyology v. 8 (no. 1)
Registered KeepersNone.
Breeding ReportsNone.
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Last Update2011 Jan 27 07:26 (species record created: 2003 Oct 08 00:00)