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- The anglerfish are fish of the teleost order Lophiiformes (/ˌlɒfiɪˈfɔːrmiːz/). They are bony fish named for their characteristic mode of predation, in...
- discovered the first specimen in Madeira in 1863. The common names include anglerfish, viperfish and fangtoothfish. The first specimen of M. johnsonii was discovered...
- genus are: †Lophius brachysomus Ag****iz, 1835 (Monte Bolca, or Eocene anglerfish) The head is large, broad, flat, and depressed, with the remainder of...
- The prickly anglerfish (Himantolophus appelii) is a footballfish of the family Himantolophidae, found around the world in the southern oceans (apart from...
- Melanocetus johnsonii Günther, 1864 (Humpback anglerfish) Melanocetus murrayi Günther, 1887 (Murray's abyssal anglerfish) Melanocetus niger Regan, 1925 Melanocetus...
- a goosefish in the family Lophiidae, also called all-mouth, American anglerfish, bellows-fish, devil-fish, headfish, molligut, satchel-mouth, or wide-gape...
- Lophius budeg****a, the blackbellied angler, is a species of anglerfish in the family Lophiidae. It was described by Maximilian Spinola in 1807. The fish...
- the body just in front of the soft dorsal fin. In the more primitive anglerfish genera (Sladenia and Lophiodes), the gill opening extends partially in...
- Handfish are any anglerfish within the family Brachionichthyidae, a group which comprises five genera and 14 extant species. These benthic marine fish...
- Bufoceratias wedli is a deepsea anglerfish found in the mesopelagic to bathypelagic regions of the ocean, ranging from a depth of 300 to 1750 m. It is...