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Annual report of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution (1908) (14770492895).jpg
Coelophrys brevicaudata illustration, top and side view
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Lophiiformes
Family: Ogcocephalidae
Genus: Coelophrys
A. B. Brauer, 1902
Type species
Coelophrys brevicaudata
A. B. Brauer, 1902

Coelophrys is a genus of fishes in the family Ogcocephalidae, one of the families of anglerfishes. They are distributed in the western Pacific Ocean and the Indian Ocean.[1]


There are currently seven recognized species in this genus:[1]


  1. ^ a b Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). Species of Coelophrys in FishBase. December 2013 version.