Cape silverside

The Cape silverside lives in the pelagic-neritic, freshwater, brackish, marine environment.

the estuarine Round Herring and Cape Silverside breed in the estuary while Line fish which are important to our local fisherman and anglers, Spotted Grunter, White Steenbras, Dusky Cob and Cape Stumpnose use it as a nursery areas. More

and Cape silverside breed in the estuary and you’ll find line fish such as Garrick, spotted grunter, white steenbras, dusky cob, Cape stumpnose and lee fish. Each Lightleys Houseboats has two fishing licences and a bait collection license for your convenience. More

Common names

Athérine du Cap in French (français)
cape silverside in English
Kaapse spierinkie in Afrikaans
Kap-stribefisk in Danish (dansk)
Pejerrey del Cabo in Spanish (español)
Rei de Cabo in Portuguese (Português)
短头真银汉鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
短頭真銀漢魚 in Mandarin Chinese

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Order : Atheriniformes
Family : Atherinidae
Genus : Atherina
Species : Atherina breviceps
Authority : Valenciennes, 1835