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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More information on the Angler Fish Market and Chowder Co.
BEAUTY AND BEAST: Donna Walker from Dingle Ocean World and the Angler fish
Santa Fe Shipping and Plymouth Shipping took the illegal hake and angler fish ``at the stroke of a pen''.
Their greatest coup, however, was discovering a hideous creature they named the Hairy Angler Fish, 20 inches across and completely new to science.
And it would be a real shock to the system if you came across the fearsome-looking angler fish.