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Noun1.Chlorophthalmidae - small family of soft-finned bottom-dwellers with large eyes; relatives of lizardfishes
Malacopterygii, superorder Malacopterygii - an extensive group of teleost fishes having fins supported by flexible cartilaginous rays
fish family - any of various families of fish
greeneye - bottom-dwellers having large eyes with metallic green luster
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First Central Pacific plate and Hawaiian record of the deep-sea tripod fish Bathypterois grallator (Pisces: Chlorophthalmidae).
The systematics and biology of Bathypterois (Pisces, Chlorophthalmidae) with a revised classification of benthic myctophiform fishes.
Sulak (1984b) and Merrett (1987) have noted the major importance of Chlorophthalmidae in marine fauna of oligotrophic environments.