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Lates stappersii (Sleek lates)

Synonyms: Lucilotes stappersii; Luciolates brevior; Luciolates stappersii
Language: Bemba; Mandarin Chinese; Other; Rundi; Swahili

Wikipedia Abstract

Lates stappersii, the Sleek lates, is a species of lates perch endemic to Lake Tanganyika. This species can reach a length of 45 centimetres (18 in) SL. It is very important to local commercial fisheries.
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Prey / Diet

Caridina nilotica[1]
Lates stappersii (Sleek lates)[1]
Limnocaridina parvula[2]
Limnothrissa miodon (Stapper's sprat)[3]
Macrobrachium moorei[2]
Stolothrissa tanganicae (Lake Tanganyika sprat)[3]


Lates microlepis (Forktail lates)[1]
Lates stappersii (Sleek lates)[1]

Range Map

Africa-Inland Waters; Africa: Lake Tanganyika.; Burundi; Congo, Dem. Rep. of the; Ethiopian; Lake Tanganyika; Tanzania, United Rep. of; Zambia;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2Feeding ecology of Lates stappersii in Lake Tanganyika, Piero Mannini, Ibrahim Katonda, Balthazar Kissaka & Piet Verburg, Hydrobiologia 407: 131–139, 1999
3Sarah Close and Catherine O’Reilly, (2005): Nutrient dynamics of Lake Tanganyika University of Arizona
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