Lophius Americanus

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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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These structural anomalies may also be implicated in the in vitro formation of Hb polymers in the temperate marine goosefish, Lophius americanus, order Lophiiformes, family Lophidae (Borgese et al, 1988, 1992), and the red gurnard, Chelodonichthys kumu, order Scorpaeniformes, family Trigilidae (Fago et al, 1993).
Goosefish Lophius americanus (Valenciennes) in particular were relatively passive and mostly inverted.
Clupea harengus Clupeidae 0.091 0.546 Anchoa hepsetus 0.062 0.397 Gadiformes Gadus morhua Melanogrammus aeglefinus 0.014 0.106 Enchelyopus cimbrius Urophycis chuss 1.166 5.166 Urophycis regia 4.379 13.265 Merluccius bilinearis 1.355 4.068 Ophidiiformes Ophidiidae 0.042 0.254 Lophiiformes Lophius americanus Gasterosteiformes Sygnathidae 0.042 0.156 Scorpaeniformes Prionotus spp.
Monkfish, or lophius americanus, are marine bottom-dwelling fishes known for their large ugly heads which are usually discarded.
New fisheries have been created that target former "trash" species, like spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthius) and monkfish (Lophius americanus).
In addition to pelagic pair trawl fishing, three vessels fished with bottom trawls during the day for anglerfish, Lophius americanus; squids; silver hake, Merluccius bilinearis; and scup, Stenotomus chrysops.
Most of these species inhabit the northwestern Atlantic, as do Goosefish (Lophius americanus) and Blackfin Goosefish (L.
Lophius americanus Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837 (1), the goosefish, anglerfish, or monkfish, is common in coastal waters of the northeastern United States.
Abstract--This study was designed to improve our understanding of transitions in the early life history and the distribution, habitat use, and diets for young-of-the-year (YOY) goosefish (Lophius americanus) and, as a result, their role in northeastern U.S.