Antennariidae


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Noun1.Antennariidae - frogfishesAntennariidae - frogfishes; tropical spiny-finned marine fishes having large nearly vertical mouths; related to toadfishes and anglers
fish family - any of various families of fish
order Pediculati, Pediculati - anglers and batfishes; spiny-finned marine fishes having pectoral fins at the ends of armlike processes and a long movable spine on the dorsal fin to lure prey to the large mouth
frogfish - fish having a frog-like mouth with a lure on the snout
sargassum fish - small fantastically formed and colored fishes found among masses of sargassum
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Instead of swimming, the several dozen fish species in the family Antennariidae usually walk.
In a recent molecular revision of the Antennariidae (Arnold & Pietsch 2012), this species was moved into the A.
1 (18) Antennariidae Histrio histrio 13 (9-45) 4 (7-36) 6 (12-46) Mugilidae Mugil curema 1 (14) Unidentified 2 (13-14) Belonidae Ablennes hians * 14 (33-374) 8 (90-393) Platybelone argalus * 2 (149-155) 3 (149-236) Tylosurus acus 18 (53-336) 14 (63-481) Tylosurus crocodilus * 1 (201) Tylosurus sp.