and their glowing bacteria are symbiotic.
Similar lack of elicitation was found for Eyemouth, with monkfish, anglerfish
and monk being most recorded, although banjo, also recorded for Peterhead, was elicited, as was keckie, given by one older and one middle-aged male.
Only general localities are associated with the USNM specimens: two (the anglerfish
and Caraxnx hippos, USNM 169929), are indicated as Atlantic, and 11 (one as Salvelinus alpinus, USNM 61732, and ten as Salmo salar sebago, USNM 61750, 61753, 61755, 61758, 61779-61783) have the locality given as "North America.
We provide a quantitative description of the diet of the threadfin anglerfish
24) Bontecou's plastic fish (and the white charcoal on black paper drawings of them), too, look as close to the anglerfish
that glow to attract their prey (Fig.
The scaly dragonfish and anglerfish
rely on a bioluminescent lure, a fleshy appendage illuminated by millions of light-producing bacteria living inside, to "fish" for food.
A single specimen of the deep sea anglerfish
Acentrophryne has been reported from the Chalk Hill area (Pietsch and Lavenberg 1980).
One popular subject of school filmstrips from years past and cable documentaries of today is a deep-sea creature called the anglerfish
, whose lighted lure attracts inquisitive smaller fish, which soon become dinner.
There are a host of visual or voice gags for the underwater creatures encountered during the search, many coming too fast for this reviewer, who couldn't name all the varieties of fish in the dentist's tank and wasn't always sure whether he was observing anemones, rays, jellyfish or a previously unknown species caned the anglerfish
According to Alastair Graham, manager of the Australian National Fish Collection (ANFC) at CSIRO Marine Research in Hobart, anglerfish
get their name from the `fishing rod-like' structure (illicium) that grows out from their forehead.
Rare creatures such as the magnificent blue whale and the bizarre deep-sea anglerfish
have been brilliantly captured on film," he says.
Smaller fish are attracted to anglerfish
"lures" that glow with light produced by luminous bacteria.