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malagarasi, Oreochromis (Nyasalapia) Trewavas [E.] 1983:426, Fig. 150 (top) [ ref. 20940] Malagarasi swamps at Katare, Tanzania, East Africa. Holotype: BMNH 1967.3.16.16. Paratypes: BMNH 1967.3.16.17 (1). Other material: BMNH 1966.7.14.113-117 (5), 1967.3.16.18-21 (4), 1971.6.23.89 (1). See Seegers 1996:317-318 [ref. 23725]. •Synonym of Oreochromis upembae (Thys van den Audenaerde 1964), but a valid subspecies -- (De Vos et al. 2001:132 [ref. 26059]). •Valid as Oreochromis malagarasi Trewavas 1983 -- (Trewavas & Teugels 1991:324 [ref. 20954], Poll & Gosse 1995:221 [ref. 24781], Kullander & Roberts 2012:364 [ref. 31751]). Current status: Valid as Oreochromis malagarasi Trewavas 1983. Cichlidae: Pseudocrenilabrinae. Distribution: Malagarasi River basin, Eastern Africa. Habitat: freshwater.