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- upward-pointing mouths. A mitochondrial genome phylogenetic study suggested the anglerfishes diversified in a short period of the early to mid-Cretaceous, between...
- most other anglerfishes, they have a very large head with a large mouth that bears long, sharp, recurved teeth. Also like other anglerfishes, the first...
- scales (when present) are conical, hollow, and translucent. Like other anglerfishes, black seadevils possess an illicium and esca; the former being a modified...
- many anglerfishes, the male attaches to the female as a parasite. This species has a long, filamentous illicium, the "fishing lure" of the anglerfishes, which...
- the illicium (the bioluminescent lure present in other anglerfishes). As in other anglerfishes, the male is very much smaller than the female, and after...
- species in the family Centrophrynidae, distinguished from other deep-sea anglerfishes by various characters including four pectoral radials, an anterior spine...
- from the fishes' forehead. They are among the most widespread of the anglerfishes, found in all oceans from the tropics to the Antarctic. They are large...
- fishing-frogs, frog-fish, and sea-devils, are various species of lophiid anglerfishes found in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. To the North Sea fishermen,...
- ceratioid anglerfishes (Teleostei: Lophiiformes), Ichthyol Res (2005) 52: 207–236 Anderson, ME, Leslie RW, Review of the deep-sea anglerfishes (lophiiformes:...
- of anglerfishes. They are found in deep, lightless waters of the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. They are distinguished from other anglerfishes by...
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