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sanagaensis, Tilapia Thys van den Audenaerde [D. F. E.] 1966:14, Pl. 1 [Annales, Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, Série in 8o, Sciences Zoologiques No. 153; ref. 9079] Purchased at Edéa, at Sanaga, from fisherman (probably collected from Lake Ossa, a little below Edéa, Cameroon). Holotype: MRAC 152635. Paratypes: MRAC 20007 (1), 152636-41 (6); NMW 7743 (1). •Synonym of Sarotherodon galilaeus (Linnaeus 1758), but a valid subspecies -- (Trewavas & Teugels 1991:431 [ref. 20954], Stiassny et al. 2007:393 [ref. 30045], Neumann et al. 2011:19 [ref. 31163]). Current status: Synonym of Sarotherodon galilaeus (Linnaeus 1758). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: West-central Africa: Cameroon [this subspecies]. Habitat: freshwater.