Tanganyika lates

The Tanganyika lates is a species of fish in the Latidae family.

The Tanganyika lates lives in the demersal, freshwater, pH range: 7.5 - 8.2, dH range: 20 - 40 environment.

The Tanganyika lates is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

The sequence of ontogeny in Tanganyika Lates was closer to marine than to fresh waters fishes. Of this group, larvae of L. microlepis had unique characters, i.e. More

The Tanganyika lates (Lates angustifrons) is a species of fish in the Latidae family. It is found in Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, and Zambia. Its natural habitat is freshwater lakes. More

If you consider a man catching and eating a Tanganyika Lates, that fed on Sleek Lates, that fed on Dagaa, that fed on zooplankton that fed on phytoplankton you have a simple food chain. More

Common names

Capitaine in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Chimizi in Other
Chisoso in Other
giant perch in English
Gomba in Other
Kachechi in Other
Katala wa komonnga in Other
Mpamba in Other
Pamba in Other
Pamba in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Pamba sikiti in Bemba
Pamba sikiti in Other
Sangala in Kirundi (kiRundi)
Sangala in Rundi
Sangala in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Sangara in Swahili (Kiswahili)
Schmalstirn-Riesenbarsch in German (Deutsch)
Sikiti in Other
Tanganyika lates in English

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Order : Perciformes
Family : Latidae
Genus : Lates
Species : Lates angustifrons
Authority : Boulenger, 1906