Lake Tanganyika is the second largest of the Great Lakes of Eastern Africa, the second deepest and the longest lake of the world. Lake Tanganyika is outstanding for its extraordinary north south extension 700 kilometres and depth 1,436 metres. The lake borders Zambia, Tanzania, DR Congo and Burundi. The main means of survival include subsistence and commercial fishing, cross border trading and subsistence farming. The Lake is a home of over 214 species of native fishes.
Cichlids, glimpse of otters, speckled eels, catfish, burrowing clams and freshwater crabs, In the deeper water you may well spot some of the larger fish – kuhe and sangala pamba or even the Lake Tanganyika jellyfish
Rivers on the lake
There are 26 rivers that flow into Lake Tanganyika and only one that is the Lukuga River that flows out.