angler fish


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Noun1.angler fish - fishes having large mouths with a wormlike filament attached for luring preyangler fish - fishes having large mouths with a wormlike filament attached for luring prey
family Lophiidae, Lophiidae - large-headed marine fishes comprising the anglers
acanthopterygian, spiny-finned fish - a teleost fish with fins that are supported by sharp inflexible rays
monkfish - flesh of a large-headed anglerfish of the Atlantic waters of North America
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On the second day, the boat partner and the angler fish as a team.
More information on the Angler Fish Market and Chowder Co.
HOLLYWOOD'S Creatures From The Deep are kids' stuff compared with an angler fish, Britain's champion underwater ugly.
The clownfish, blue tang, shark, sea turtle and the angler fish -many of which were featured in this year's Captain Nemo film, set on Australia's Great Barrier Reef -are now to be seen in the Mar a Beo aquarium,in Dingle, Co Kerry.
The bulbous Angler fish, nicknamed the Black Widow of the marine world, traps males when she mates with them and keeps them attached to her for 30 or 40 years.