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mesops, Labeo Günther [A.] 1868:51 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 7; ref. 1990] Pamolombe Lake, outflow of Lake Nyasa to Shire River [14°40'N, 35°15'E], eastern Africa. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1864.1.9.64 (skin). •Valid as Labeo mesops Günther 1868 -- (Lévêque & Daget 1984:315 [ref. 6186], Reid 1985:77 [ref. 19189], Tshibwabwa 1997:206 [ref. 24616], Seegers et al. 2003:34 [ref. 28087] as aff. mesops, Snoeks 2004:21 [ref. 28111], Van Steenberge et al. 2016:[9] 272 [ref. 35045]). Current status: Valid as Labeo mesops Günther 1868. Cyprinidae: Labeoninae. Distribution: Lake Malawi basin, Africa. Habitat: freshwater.