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Family: Chlorophthalmidae Greeneyes



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Chlorophthalmus acutifrons Greeneye Western Pacific 30 TL 1940
Chlorophthalmus agassizi Shortnose greeneye Circumglobal in temperate 40 TL 1840
Chlorophthalmus albatrossis Indo-West Pacific 15 SL 1904
Chlorophthalmus atlanticus Atlantic greeneye Eastern Atlantic. 25 1953
Chlorophthalmus borealis Western Pacific 1941
Chlorophthalmus brasiliensis Southwest Atlantic 24.2 TL 1958
Chlorophthalmus chalybeius Northwest Atlantic 1881
Chlorophthalmus corniger Spinyjaw greeneye Western Indian Ocean 17 SL 1894
Chlorophthalmus ichthyandri Southeast Pacific 1986
Chlorophthalmus mento Eastern Central Pacific. 1899
Chlorophthalmus nigromarginatus Blackedge greeneye Indo-West Pacific 23 SL 1953
Chlorophthalmus pectoralis Northwest Pacific 1984
Chlorophthalmus proridens Eastern Pacific 1897
Chlorophthalmus punctatus Spotted greeneye Southeast Atlantic 20 TL 1904
Chlorophthalmus zvezdae Southeast Pacific 1986
Parasudis fraserbrunneri Eastern Atlantic 25.3 TL 1953
Parasudis truculenta Longnose greeneye Western Atlantic 25 TL 1896



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