Lake Tanganyika sprat

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

The Lake Tanganyika sprat lives in the pelagic, freshwater, depth range 8 - 60 m environment.

The Lake Tanganyika sprat (Stolothrissa tanganicae) is a species of fish in the Clupeidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Stolothrissa. It is found in Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, and Zambia. Its natural habitat is freshwater lakes. More

Common names

Chilwe in Bemba
Chilwe in Other
Dagaa in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Dagasill in Swedish (Svenska)
Kapenta in Bemba
Kapenta in Other
Lake Tanganyika sprat in English
Ndagala in Kirundi (kiRundi)
Ndagala in Rundi
Ndagala in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Ndakala in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Nsembe in Other
Tanganyika-brisling in Danish (dansk)
坦噶尼喀甲棱鯡 in Mandarin Chinese
坦噶尼喀甲棱鲱 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Clupeiformes
Family : Clupeidae
Genus : Stolothrissa
Species : Stolothrissa tanganicae
Authority : Regan, 1917