Lake Tanganyika sprat

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Lake Tanganyika sprat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Clupeiformes
Family: Clupeidae
Subfamily: Incertae sedis
Genus: Stolothrissa
Regan, 1917
Species: S. tanganicae
Binomial name
Stolothrissa tanganicae
Regan, 1917

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. It and the Lake Tanganyika sardine are known collectively as kapenta.

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