Denticeps clupeoides

The denticle herring is a small species of ray-finned fish found only in the rivers of Benin, Nigeria and Cameroon, related to the herrings, but notable for its large anal fin and its array of denticle like scales under the head giving it almost a furry appearance.

The Denticeps clupeoides lives in the pelagic, freshwater environment.

Denticeps clupeoides: List of Point Data Occurrences data | Species Summary | FishBase | Close Records 1 - 10 n = 10 (FB = 10) Sort by More

teleost bony fish Denticeps clupeoides has most of its head covered by dermal teeth (as do probably Atherion elymus, another bony fish). More

Denticeps clupeoides on Fish Mapper TSN 161698 (Taxonomic Serial Number) Retrieved on from the Integrated Taxonomic Information System online database. This is a cached copy. More

Common names

Dantytasilkinės in Lithuanian (lietuvių kalba)
Denticle herring in Unknown
Goldstreifen-Süßwasserhering in German (Deutsch)
Hammassilli in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Mbanga fish in Creole, English
Stachelhering in German (Deutsch)
Stekelharing in Dutch (Nederlands)
Tandhovedsild in Danish (dansk)
Tandsill in Swedish (Svenska)
Zubatinka nigerijská in Czech (česky)
齒頭鯡 in Mandarin Chinese
齿头鲱 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Clupeiformes
Family : Denticipitidae
Genus : Denticeps
Species : Denticeps clupeoides
Authority : Clausen, 1959