06. Herrings relationship (2)

  • Denticeps clupeoides

    11. February 2022

    Herring can usually only be kept in the aquarium with enormous effort; moreover, most species live in the sea. Denticeps clupeoides is a small freshwater herring, it grows to a maximum length of 15 cm, but specimens over 8 cm in length are very rarely encountered. It lives in larger shoals near the surface in […]

  • Anchoviella alleni

    3. May 2019

    We received a very special fish from Peru: Anchoviella alleni, one of the very few representatives of the sardine family (Engraulididae) that lives exclusively in freshwater. The species attains a maximum length of about 10 cm. Our specimens have about half of that size. The supposed males are more slender, slightly larger and the swim […]