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Family: Chlorophthalmidae Greeneyes



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17 species (see list below)

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Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Western Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Chlorophthalmus acutifrons Hiyama, 1940

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Chlorophthalmus acutifrons
[Greeneye]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Circumglobal in temperate
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Chlorophthalmus agassizi Bonaparte, 1840

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Chlorophthalmus agassizi
[Shortnose greeneye]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Chlorophthalmus albatrossis Jordan & Starks, 1904

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Chlorophthalmus albatrossis
[]

Photo by FAO

Eastern Atlantic.
Max. Length 25 cm
Chlorophthalmus atlanticus Poll, 1953

Photo by FAO
 
Chlorophthalmus atlanticus
[Atlantic greeneye]

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan

Western Pacific

Chlorophthalmus borealis Kuronuma & Yamaguchi, 1941

Photo by The Fish Database of Taiwan
 
Chlorophthalmus borealis
[]
No picture found
Southwest Atlantic

 
Chlorophthalmus brasiliensis
[]
No picture found
Northwest Atlantic

 
Chlorophthalmus chalybeius
[]

Photo by FAO

Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 17 cm SL
Chlorophthalmus corniger Alcock, 1894

Photo by FAO
 
Chlorophthalmus corniger
[Spinyjaw greeneye]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Chlorophthalmus ichthyandri
[]

Photo by Robertson, R.

Eastern Central Pacific.

Chlorophthalmus mento Garman, 1899

Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Chlorophthalmus mento
[]

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.

Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 23 cm SL
Chlorophthalmus nigromarginatus Kamohara, 1953

Photo by Gloerfelt-Tarp, T.
 
Chlorophthalmus nigromarginatus
[Blackedge greeneye]
No picture found
Northwest Pacific

 
Chlorophthalmus pectoralis
[]
No picture found
Eastern Pacific

 
Chlorophthalmus proridens
[]

Photo by FAO

Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Chlorophthalmus punctatus Gilchrist, 1904

Photo by FAO
 
Chlorophthalmus punctatus
[Spotted greeneye]
No picture found
Southeast Pacific

 
Chlorophthalmus zvezdae
[]

Photo by Reiner, F.

Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 25.3 cm TL
Parasudis fraserbrunneri (Poll, 1953)

Photo by Reiner, F.
 
Parasudis fraserbrunneri
[]

Photo by NOAA\NMFS\Mississippi Laboratory

Western Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Parasudis truculenta (Goode & Bean, 1896)

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



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