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karomo, Tilapia Poll [M.] 1948:5, Figs. 1, 2, 4 [Bulletin du Musée Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique v. 24 (no. 26); ref. 13070] Delta exterieur de la Malagarazi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lake Tanganyika. Holotype: MRAC 105777. Paratypes: (10) BMNH 1960.9.30.394 (1); IRSNB 273 (4); MRAC 105778-80 (3), 105781-88 (8). Type catalog: Walschaerts 1987:38 [ref. 20755], Derijst 1991:70 [ref. 21528]. •Valid as Oreochromis karomo (Poll 1948) -- (Trewavas & Teugels 1991:317 [ref. 20954], Poll & Gosse 1995:221 [ref. 24781], De Vos et al. 2001:132 [ref. 26059]). Current status: Valid as Oreochromis karomo (Poll 1948). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Malagarasi River basin and Lake Tanganyika. Habitat: freshwater.