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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Malacanthidae Tilefishes
Subfamily: Latilinae
Genus: Lopholatilus

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2 species (see list below)

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Photo by Buckley, W.

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 125 cm TL
Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps Goode & Bean, 1879

Photo by Buckley, W.
 
Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps
[Great northern tilefish]

Photo by Portela, J.M.

Southwest Atlantic
Max. Length 107 cm TL
Lopholatilus villarii Miranda Ribeiro, 1915

Photo by Portela, J.M.
 
Lopholatilus villarii
[Tile fish]
2 Species of Family Malacanthidae with Genus Lopholatilus
(Tilefishes)
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Year Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
1879 Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps Great northern tilefish Western Atlantic 125 TL
1915 Lopholatilus villarii Tile fish Southwest Atlantic 107 TL



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