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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Chlopsidae False morays

Genus: Chlopsis

(See list of species below)



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9 species (see list below)

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Eastern Pacific.

 
Chlopsis apterus
[Stripesnout false moray]

Photo by Allen, G.R.

Southeast Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Chlopsis bicollaris (Myers & Wade, 1941)

Photo by Allen, G.R.
 
Chlopsis bicollaris
[Bicolor false moray]

Photo by Costa, F.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 42 cm TL
Chlopsis bicolor Rafinesque, 1810

Photo by Costa, F.
 
Chlopsis bicolor
[Bicoloured false moray]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 16.7 cm TL

 
Chlopsis bidentatus
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Atlantic and West
Max. Length 19.9 cm TL
Chlopsis dentatus (Seale, 1917)

Photo by FAO
 
Chlopsis dentatus
[Mottled false moray]
No picture found
Eastern Central Pacific
Max. Length 11.3 cm SL

 
Chlopsis kazuko
[]
No picture found
Central Eastern Pacific

 
Chlopsis longidens
[]
No picture found
Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 30.2 cm TL

 
Chlopsis olokun
[]
No picture found
Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 14.1 cm TL

 
Chlopsis slusserorum
[]
9 Species of Family Chlopsidae with Genus Chlopsis
(False morays)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1938 Chlopsis apterus Stripesnout false moray Eastern Pacific.
1941 Chlopsis bicollaris Bicolor false moray Southeast Pacific 20 TL
1810 Chlopsis bicolor Bicoloured false moray Western Atlantic 42 TL
2003 Chlopsis bidentatus Western Central Pacific 16.7 TL
1917 Chlopsis dentatus Mottled false moray Western Atlantic and West 19.9 TL
1988 Chlopsis kazuko Eastern Central Pacific 11.3 SL
1899 Chlopsis longidens Central Eastern Pacific
1966 Chlopsis olokun Eastern Atlantic 30.2 TL
2003 Chlopsis slusserorum Western Central Pacific 14.1 TL



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