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cancellata, Tilapia Nichols [J. T.] 1923:2, Fig. 2 [American Museum Novitates No. 65; ref. 15414] Albano River about 60 [not 6] kilometers west of Addagalla, Harar Province, Ethiopia, East Africa. Holotype: AMNH 8187. Paratypes: AMNH 8203 (2). •Synonym of Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus 1758), but a valid subspecies cancellatus (Nichols 1923) -- (Trewavas & Teugels 1991:328 [ref. 20954]). Current status: Synonym of Oreochromis niloticus (Linnaeus 1758). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Habitat: freshwater, brackish.