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esculenta, Tilapia Graham [M.] 1928:209, Pls. 9 (fig. 1), 10A, 11 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 10) v. 2 (no. 8); ref. 15849] Lake Victoria [Victoria Nyanza], Kenya. Holotype: BMNH 1928.5.24.99. Paratypes: (38) BMNH 1928.5.24.58-67 (10?), 1928.5.24.68-77 (10?), 1928.5.30.1-6 (6?), 1928.5.30.7-12 (6?); MCZ 32718 [ex BMNH 1928.5.24.58-77] (1). •Valid as Oreochromis esculentus (Graham 1928) -- (Trewavas & Teugels 1991:315 [ref. 20954], Seegers 1996:307 [ref. 23725], Seegers et al. 2003:44 [ref. 28087], Ford et al. 2019:223 [ref. 36713]). Current status: Valid as Oreochromis esculentus (Graham 1928). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Lake Victoria basin and part of Nile [translocated in some parts of Africa]. Habitat: freshwater.


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