Chlorophthalmus atlanticus Poll, 1953
Atlantic greeneye
Chlorophthalmus atlanticus
photo by FAO

Family:  Chlorophthalmidae (Greeneyes)
Max. size:  25 cm (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; depth range 240 - 270 m
Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Inhabits deep water of the continental shelf (Ref. 3166).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 11 October 2018 Ref. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Torres, Armi G. - 24.07.03
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 18.07.13

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