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Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
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brooksi, Otopharynx Oliver [M. K.] in Eccles & Trewavas 1989:161, Fig. 83 [Malawian cichlid fishes. The classification of some Haplochromine genera.; ref. 13547] Thumbi Island West, Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Holotype: USNM 304655. Paratypes: AMNH 58748SW (2, c&s); USNM 304656 (1), 314127 (1); plus other paratypes and other material. Described in part from Oliver manuscript (thesis, 1984) and new material; authorship technically might also involve Eccles and Trewavas. •Valid as Otopharynx brooksi Oliver 1989 -- (Snoeks & Hanssens 2004:290 [ref. 28117], Cleaver et al. 2009:166 [ref. 30418], Konings 2016:169 [ref. 34521], Oliver 2018:195 [ref. 36257]). Current status: Valid as Otopharynx brooksi Oliver 1989. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.