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Class: Actinopteri
Order: Eupercaria/misc
Family: Latilidae Deepwater tilefishes

Genus: Caulolatilus

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Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 49.5 cm TL
Caulolatilus affinis Gill, 1865

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Caulolatilus affinis
[Bighead tilefish]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 40.7 cm TL
Caulolatilus bermudensis Dooley, 1981

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Caulolatilus bermudensis
[Bermuda tilefish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Caulolatilus chrysops (Valenciennes, 1833)

Photo by Photo by Kolding, J.
 
Caulolatilus chrysops
[Atlantic goldeneye tilefish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Caulolatilus cyanops Poey, 1866

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Caulolatilus cyanops
[Blackline tilefish]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Caulolatilus dooleyi Berry, 1978

Photo by Photo by Boe, B. / Flying Fish Charters
 
Caulolatilus dooleyi
[Bankslope tilefish]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 35 cm TL
Caulolatilus guppyi Beebe & Tee-Van, 1937

Photo by Photo by Kolding, J.
 
Caulolatilus guppyi
[Reticulated tilefish]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 36 cm SL
Caulolatilus hubbsi Dooley, 1978

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Caulolatilus hubbsi
[Hubbs' tilefish]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Caulolatilus intermedius Howell Rivero, 1936

Photo by Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory
 
Caulolatilus intermedius
[Gulf bareye tilefish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 90 cm TL
Caulolatilus microps Goode & Bean, 1878

Photo by Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Caulolatilus microps
[Grey tilefish]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 102 cm TL
Caulolatilus princeps (Jenyns, 1840)

Photo by Photo by Gotshall, D.W.
 
Caulolatilus princeps
[Ocean whitefish]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 46.9 cm TL
Caulolatilus williamsi Dooley & Berry, 1977

Photo by Photo by Boe, B. / Flying Fish Charters
 
Caulolatilus williamsi
[Yellowbar tilefish]



11 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Caulolatilus affinis Bighead tilefish Eastern Pacific 49.5 TL 1865
Caulolatilus bermudensis Bermuda tilefish Western Central Atlantic 40.7 TL 1981
Caulolatilus chrysops Atlantic goldeneye tilefish Western Atlantic 60 TL 1833
Caulolatilus cyanops Blackline tilefish Western Atlantic 60 TL 1866
Caulolatilus dooleyi Bankslope tilefish Western Central Atlantic 35 TL 1978
Caulolatilus guppyi Reticulated tilefish Western Central Atlantic 35 TL 1937
Caulolatilus hubbsi Hubbs' tilefish Eastern Pacific 36 SL 1978
Caulolatilus intermedius Gulf bareye tilefish Western Central Atlantic 60 TL 1936
Caulolatilus microps Grey tilefish Western Atlantic 90 TL 1878
Caulolatilus princeps Ocean whitefish Eastern Pacific 102 TL 1840
Caulolatilus williamsi Yellowbar tilefish Western Central Atlantic 46.9 TL 1977



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