frogfish


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fish having a frog-like mouth with a lure on the snout

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Antennatus bermudensis (Schultz 1957), Island Frogfish.
Fowlerichthys ocellatus (Bloch & Schneider 1801), Ocellated Frogfish.
Several fish made this year's top 10 new species list, including a frogfish - Histiophryne psychedelica - that has an unusual psychedelic pattern and is unique among frogfishes for its flat face.
Not so with psychedelica--Pietsch says he's never before seen this trait in an frogfish.
Most frogfish are able to change their colors, depending on the environment in which they're swimming.
Each was home to amazing coral and beautiful fish such as Frogfish, Nudibranchs, Porcupine Pufferfish, Blue Ribbon Eel and Thornback Cowfish.
Ugly, with a big mouth and an appetite to match: The monkfish, known variously as the goosefish, frogfish, anglerfish or 'allmouth' is a large, benthic (bottom dwelling) fish found in and around the Atlantic.
They include the following: ``Warm tropical water,'' ``Vast schools of pelagic fish,'' ``Gray reef, whitetip and wobbegong sharks,'' ``Way cool `ugly' critters like frogfish, crocodile fish, angler and stonefish'' and ``No seasickness.
A MONKFISH is a large, frightful looking fish that goes by many names - angler fish, lotte, bellyfish, frogfish, sea devil, stargazer, bulldog, and goosefish.
another supermarket chain, sales of stew sets with various ingredients have risen 30%, with special stews featuring fugu and frogfish have risen by 10%.
Stingray (family) Dasyatidae Spotted snake eel Ophichthus ophis Spanish sardine Sardinella aurita Spanish hogfish Bodianus rufus Skipjack tuna Katsuwonus pelamis Skate (genus) Raja Shrimp eel Ophichthus gomesi Sand tiger Carcharias taurus Saddled grenadier Caelorinchus caelorhincus Roughtongue bass Holanthias martinicensis Rosette skate Raja garmani Porkfish Anisotremus virginicus Offshore hake Merluccius albidus Octopus (order) Octopoda Ocellated frogfish Antennarius ocellatus Marbled grouper Epinephelus inermis Mantis (genus) shrimp Squilla sp.
While other frogfish and similar species are known to jettison themselves up off the bottom before they begin swimming, none have been observed hopping.
Gear types Family and scientific names Common name 1998 1977 Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus leucas Bull shark L Triakidae Mustelus canis Smooth dogfish L Sphyrnidae Sphyrna lewini Scalloped hammerhead L Urolophidae Urolophus jamaicensis Yellow stingray V Muraenidae Gymnothorax moringa Spotted moray T Antennariidae Antennarius multiocellatus Longlure frogfish D Holocentridae Holocentrus sp.
Three were new records for PNG: stingray, Dasyatis bennetti (specimen disc width 650 mm); frogfish, Kuiterichthys furcipilis (specimen TL 53 mm); and batfish, Drepane longimana (specimen TL 168 mm).