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ucayalensis Named for the Ucayali River, Peru, South America
undulatus
From the Latin undulatus, like a wave.
unicolor One colour.
unifasciatus One striped.
urucu Named for the type locality, the Rio Urucu basin. Originally, the word comes from the Tupi (‘‘uru-ku’’) for red, derived from the colour of the fruit of the ‘‘urucuzeiro’’ (Bixa orellana L.), low tree of the family Bixacea, native from tropical America. A noun in apposition.
uruguayensis From Uruguay.
usmai Dedicated to Saulo Usma for his contributions to the ichthyological collection building in the Cauca valley, and for promoting an active interchange between Colombian and Venezuelan ichthyologists, since his MSc studies in 2000 at Universidad Nacional Experimental de los Llanos Ezequiel Zamora (Guanare, Venezuela).
ussuriensis Named from the Ussuri River on the Russian and Chinese border

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




















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