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., including its menu, can be found at its Web site,
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.
Santa Fe Shipping and Plymouth Shipping took the illegal hake and angler fish ``at the stroke of a pen''.
Tony Evans saved the best for last, reeling in what he described as a dead weight - a huge angler fish which broke the surface and promptly woke up and tried to bite everything.
And it would be a real shock to the system if you came across the fearsome-looking angler fish.
Their greatest coup, however, was discovering a hideous creature they named the Hairy Angler Fish, 20 inches across and completely new to science.