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Noun1.Lophiidae - large-headed marine fishes comprising the 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
genus Lophius, Lophius - type genus of family Lophiidae
angler fish, anglerfish, goosefish, Lophius Americanus, lotte, allmouth, monkfish, angler - fishes having large mouths with a wormlike filament attached for luring prey
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Fundulus heteroclitus 12 (Linnaeus, 1766) Sheepshead minnow, Cyprinodon 5 variegatus variegatus Lacepede, 1803 Family: Catostomidae Common white sucker, Calostomus 5 commersonii (Lacepede, 1803) Family: Cyprinidae Zebrafish, Danio rerio 10 (Hamilton, 1822) Order Lophiiformes Family: Lophiidae Monkfish, Lophius piscalorius 3 Linnaeus, 1758 Family: Ephippidae Atlantic spadefish, Chaetodipterus 3 faber (Broussonet, 1782) Family: Haemulidae Pigfish, Orthopristis chrysoptera 3 (Linnaeus.
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