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grahami, Tilapia Boulenger [G. A.] 1912:519 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 8) v. 9 (no. 53); ref. 14833] Lake Magadi, hot soda lake in bottom of Rift Valley, Kenya, elevation 1980 feet. Lectotype: BMNH 1911.1.26.6. Paralectotypes: BMNH 1911.1.26.7-10 (4). Lectotype selected by Seegers & Tichy 1999:135 [ref. 23790]. •Synonym of Oreochromis alcalicus (Hilgendorf 1905), but a valid subspecies -- (Trewavas & Teugels 1991:308 [ref. 20954]). •Valid as Alcolapia grahami (Boulenger 1912) -- (Seegers et al. 2003:43 [ref. 28087]). •Valid as Oreochromis grahami (Boulenger 1912) -- (Seegers & Tichy 1999:134 [ref. 23790]). Current status: Valid as Oreochromis grahami (Boulenger 1912). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern African Lakes in Kenya and Tanzania. Habitat: freshwater.