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nigripinnis, Tilapia Guichenot [A.] in Duméril 1861:254, Pl. 22 (figs. 2-2a) [Archives du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris v. 10 [for 1858]; ref. 1149] Gabon. Syntypes: MNHN A-9396 (2). Type catalog: Blanc 1962:224 [ref. 20868]. •Synonym of Sarotherodon melanotheron Rüppell 1852, but a valid subspecies -- (Trewavas & Teugels 1991:435 [ref. 20954], Falk et al. 2000:1859 [ref. 24775], Falk et al. 2003:81 [ref. 26792]). •Valid as Sarotherodon nigripinnis (Guichenot 1861), subspecies nigripinnis -- (Stiassny et al. 2007:385 [ref. 30045]). •Valid as Sarotherodon nigripinnis (Guichenot 1861) -- (Schelly & Stiassny in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2710 [ref. 34618], Skelton 2019:228 [ref. 36564]). Current status: Valid as Sarotherodon nigripinnis (Guichenot 1861). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: West-central Africa. Habitat: freshwater.