anglerfish


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anglerfish:

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or anglerfish,
common name for a member of the order Lophiiformes, predacious fishes found worldwide; many are deep-sea dwellers. Anglers lure their prey with a long, wormlike appendage that extends forward and dangles over the mouth.
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anglerfish

[′aŋ·glər‚fish]
(vertebrate zoology)
Any of several species of the order Lophiiformes characterized by remnants of a dorsal fin seen as a few rays on top of the head that are modified to bear a terminal bulb.
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For that reason, reproductive parameters of the Atlantic stock of Black Anglerfish cannot be applied to the stock in the Mediterranean.
Anglerfish's bizarre bodies are also perfectly built to survive below 1,000 m (3,281 ft), the point at which sunlight ceases to penetrate the ocean depths.
Stomach content analyses of the threadfin anglerfish Lophiodes spilurus (Lophiiformes: Lophiidae) associated with deepwater shrimp fisheries from the central Pacific of Costa Rica.
Contract Notice : Charter for north sea anglerfish survey
It also proposes decreases of 32% for Northern hake, 21% to 10% (depending on the zone) for Norway lobster, 36% to 20% (depending on the zone) for plaice, 38% for anglerfish and 55% for haddock.
Near-surface captures of post-juvenile anglerfish in the North-east Atlantic-an unsolved mystery.
For example, male deep-sea anglerfish attach themselves to their mates, parasite-style, for life, and horned lizards squirt blood from their eyes to ward off attackers.
Within the microsporidian genus Spraguea, the parasites are confined to neuronal fiber axoplasms in the central nervous system of anglerfish, genus Lophius.
Contract Notice : Charter for north west anglerfish survey
Stocks in the North-East Atlantic, which are no longer considered over-exploited, are: anglerfish (off Portugal and the Atlantic cost of Spain); blue whiting (all areas); common sole (Skagerrak, Kattegat, Baltic Sea, Western Channel and Celtic Sea); haddock (North Sea, Rockall, West of Scotland); herring (North Sea, Celtic Sea, Bothnian Sea); horse mackerel (Western aarea - from Cantabrian Sea to Northern North Sea); megrims (off Portugal and the Atlantic coast of Spain); Norway lobster (Skagerrak, Kattegat, North Sea of Fladen Ground, West of Scotland, Celtic Sea and Irish Sea); plaice (North Sea); cod (Eastern Baltic Sea) and spurdog (North-East Atlantic).
Reproductive cycle, fecundity, and seasonal distributions of the anglerfish Lophius litulon in the East China and Yellow seas.