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False Morays
Chlopsis bicolor.jpg
Chlopsis bicolor
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Superorder: Elopomorpha
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Chlopsidae

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The Chlopsidae, or false morays, are a family of eels found in coral reefs worldwide. As their name suggests, they somewhat resemble moray eels in appearance. However, they are smaller than true morays, ranging from 11 to 42 cm (4.3 to 16.5 in) in length.


The family contains the following genera:

Family Chlopsidae