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The Tanganyika killifish (Lamprichthys tanganicanus) is a species of fish in the Poeciliidae family. It is endemic to Lake Tanganyika, where it forms large schools, mainly close to rocky shores but also pelagically off shore. The Tanganyika killifish grows to a length of 15 cm. It is an egglayer with external fertilization, and deposits its eggs in narrow crevices. It is fished commercially for food, and also for the aquarium trade.