|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Tanganikallabes alboperca Wright & Bailley, 2012|
|Type Locality||East side of Nyika bay, North side of Nkumbulu Island, Zambia Lake Tanganyika.|
|Etymology||The latin alba meaning white, and the noun operculum, meanng lid or cover, in reference to the distinctive depigmented posterior margin seen in the operculum of this species.|
|Size||160mm or 6.3" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Uniformly light to dark brown, lighter on the belly. All fins with brownish bases and narrow, depigmented border, this border being wider in younger fish. Operculum with wide, depigmented margin which extends onto underside of head.|
|Sexing||In ventral view especially, females are much broader in the body than males of equal age and rearing practices.|
|Distribution||Lake Tanganyika, Lake wide distribution.|
|Feeding||Stomachs of three specimen combined, contained, fish eggs, crab remains and insect larvae.|
|Furniture||In the wild likely to inhabit rocky bottoms at a range of depths.|
|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Wright, JJ & RM Bailey, 2012. Systematic revision of the formerly monotypic genus Tanganikallabes (Siluriformes: Clariidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 165: 121–142.|
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|Last Update||2012 Apr 25 11:53 (species record created: 2012 Apr 19 10:33)|