Lophius Americanus


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Related to Lophius Americanus: goosefish
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Noun1.Lophius Americanus - fishes having large mouths with a wormlike filament attached for luring preyLophius Americanus - 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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Goosefish Lophius americanus (Valenciennes) in particular were relatively passive and mostly inverted.
Age, growth, and reproduction of the goosefish Lophius americanus (Pisces: Lophiiformes).
Monkfish, or lophius americanus, are marine bottom-dwelling fishes known for their large ugly heads which are usually discarded.