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Synonyms for Lophius

type genus of family Lophiidae

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2006), who found that the diet of a similar species, the black anglerfish Lophius budegassa from the North Atlantic coast of Spain, included mainly small benthic teleost fish such as the blue whiting Micromesistius poutassou, the greater forkbeard Phycis blennoides and the European hake Merluccius merluccius.
ocellata SNs, as it does in the clustered SNs of Lophius piscatorius (8) and Diodon holacanthus (7).
Monkfish, or lophius americanus, are marine bottom-dwelling fishes known for their large ugly heads which are usually discarded.
The New England and Mid-Atlantic large mesh trawl fishery targets summer flounder, Paralichthys dentatus; bluefish, Pomatomus saltatrix; monkfish, Lophius americanus; and spiny dogfish, Squalus acanthias.
Gear modifications to reduce Atlantic sturgeon, Acipenser oxyrinchus, bycatch and harbor porpoise takes in the Atlantic monkfish, Lophius americanus, fishery;
Within the microsporidian genus Spraguea, the parasites are confined to neuronal fiber axoplasms in the central nervous system of anglerfish, genus Lophius.
In the past, species of Lophius have been captured as bycatch in mixed fsheries, but an increase in their economic value, together with the overexploitation of other groundfish species, has led to the development of targeted anglerfish fisheries (Hislop et al.
red crab, Geryon quinquedens; and monkfish, Lophius americanus, decreasing landings) reflect a fishery characterized by large vessels and large, but decreasing, landings of sea scallops, large groundfish, skates, red crab, and monkfish.
lophii parasitizes the central nervous system of different species of angler fish of the genus Lophius, the infections being particularly evident in the cranial ganglia, dorsal root ganglia, and the supramedullary neurons.
A few years later, these same vessels trawled to 200-400 m depths of the slope, first targeting monkfish, Lophius gastropkysus, concentrations and later including Brazilian codling, Uropkycis mystacea; Argentine hake, Merluccius hubbsi; and Argentine shortfin squid, Illex agentinus (Perez et al.
Lophius americanus Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837 (1), the goosefish, anglerfish, or monkfish, is common in coastal waters of the northeastern United States.