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Chlorophthalmus agassizi
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Chlorophthalmus chalybeius
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Aulopiformes
Family: Chlorophthalmidae
Genus: Chlorophthalmus
Bonaparte, 1840
Type species
Chlorophthalmus agassizi
Bonaparte, 1840

Hyphalonedrus Goode, 1881
Pelopsia Facciolà, 1883

Chlorophthalmus is a genus of greeneyes


There are currently 17 recognized species in this genus:


  1. ^ Bineesh, K.K., Akhilesh, K.V., Gomon, M.F., Abdussamad, E.M., Pillai, N.G.K. & Gopalakrishnan, A. (2014): Redescription of Chlorophthalmus corniger, a senior synonym of Chlorophthalmus bicornis (Family: Chlorophthalmidae). Journal of Fish Biology, 84 (2): 513–522.
  2. ^ a b Kobylyanskii, S.G. (2013): Two New Species of Green Eyes of the Genus Chlorophthalmus (Chlorophthalmidae, Aulopiformes) from the Continental Slope and Submarine Rises of the Western Tropical Part of the Indian Ocean. Journal of Ichthyology, 53 (6): 373-379.