Chlopsis apterus (Beebe & Tee-Van, 1938)
Stripesnout false moray

Family:  Chlopsidae (False morays)
Max. size:  25 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range 80 - 130 m
Distribution:  Eastern Pacific: coast of Central and South America from Mexico to Colombia
Diagnosis:  Vertebrae: 134-140. Head and body pigment uniformly distributed and sharply demarcated, heavily pigmented dorsally, unpigmented ventrally; white stripe of snout; dorsal fin origin behind gill opening (Ref. 40870).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 21 May 2007 Ref. (130435)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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