Acapoeta tanganicae

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Acapoeta tanganicae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Cypriniformes
Family: Cyprinidae
Genus: Acapoeta
Cockerell, 1910
Species: A. tanganicae
Binomial name
Acapoeta tanganicae
(Boulenger, 1900)

Acapoeta tanganicae is a species of ray-finned fish in the Cyprinidae family.

It is found in Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Tanzania, and Zambia.

Its natural habitats are rivers, freshwater lakes, and inland deltas.

It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Ntakimazi, G. (2006). "Acapoeta tanganicae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 19 February 2009.