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Great Northern Tilefish (L. chamaeleonticeps)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Malacanthidae
Genus: Lopholatilus
Goode & T. H. Bean, 1879
Type species
Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps
Goode & T. H. Bean, 1879

Lopholatilus is a small genus of tilefishes native to the western Atlantic Ocean.[1]


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


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