Lake Tanganyika sardine

The Lake Tanganyika sardine is a species of fish in the Clupeidae family.

The Lake Tanganyika sardine lives in the pelagic, non-migratory, freshwater, depth range 20 - 40 m environment.

The Lake Tanganyika sardine (Limnothrissa miodon) is a species of fish in the Clupeidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Limnothrissa. It is found in Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Its natural habitat is freshwater lakes. More

Lake Tanganyika sardine, Limnothrissa miodon (Boulenger), in Lake Kariba, Rhodesia. Lake Kariba Fish. Res. Inst., Proj. Rept. 17: 151pp. Begg, G.W, 1976. The relationship between the diurnal movements of some of the zooplankton and the sardine Limnothrissa miodon in Lake Kariba, Rhodesia. More

The Lake Tanganyika sardine (Limnothrissa miodon) is a species of fish in the Clupeidae family. ... Limnothrissa miodon. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened ... 7 Clupeidae ... More

The introduction of the Lake Tanganyika sardine into Lake Kariba in the 1960s is however said to have been a major commercial success, spawning the 'Kapenta' inland fishery for the benefits of Zambia and Zimbabwe. More

Common names

Agahuza in Other
Chisamba in Bemba
Chisamba in Other
Dagaa in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Indagara in Other
Isambaza in Rwanda
Kapenta in Afrikaans
Kapenta in Bemba
Kapenta in English
Kapenta in Other
Kapenta in Swedish (Svenska)
Karumba in Other
Lake Tanganyika sardine in English
Limnothrissa miodon in Portuguese (Português)
Lumbo in Other
Lumbu in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Lumpu in Kirundi (kiRundi)
Lumpu in Rundi
Lumpu in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Mweru-kapenta in Swedish (Svenska)
Ndagaa in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Ndagala in Kirundi (kiRundi)
Ndagala in Rundi
Ndakala in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Nsembe in Other
Sleďovka stříbřitá in Czech (česky)
Stapper's sprat in English
Stappers brisling in Danish (dansk)
Tanganikameer-sardyn in Afrikaans
Tanganyika-sardin in Danish (dansk)
Tanganyikan anchoveta in Other
Yorogo in Rwanda
中非湖鯡 in Mandarin Chinese
中非湖鲱 in Mandarin Chinese
小齒湖鯡 in Mandarin Chinese
小齿湖鲱 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Clupeiformes
Family : Clupeidae
Genus : Limnothrissa
Species : Limnothrissa miodon
Authority : Boulenger, 1906