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saka, Tilapia Lowe [R. H.] 1953:3, Figs. 1-7, 9-13 [Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London v. 122 (no. 4); ref. 21870] Lake Malawi [Lake Nyasa], southeastern Africa. Syntypes: BMNH 1952.2.20.2-3 (2) Mobolera. •Valid as Oreochromis saka (Lowe 1953) -- (Trewavas & Teugels 1991:336 [ref. 20954], Poll & Gosse 1995:289 [ref. 24781], Snoeks & Hanssens 2004:288 [ref. 28117]). Current status: Valid as Oreochromis saka (Lowe 1953). Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Eastern Africa: Lake Malawi. Habitat: freshwater.