frogfish


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

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Frogfish live in coral reefs in oceans around the world.
Antennatus bermudensis (Schultz 1957), Island Frogfish.
Not so with psychedelica--Pietsch says he's never before seen this trait in an frogfish.
Among the marine fauna associated with injuries to humans we can mention the jellyfish, the Portuguese of war man, the stingray, the frogfish, the sea anemone, the sea long spine urchin, the scorpion fish, the catfish, corals, the cone shell, the moray eels, sharks, the barracudas and the electric eels, to mention the most common ones.
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%.
At a depth of about 70 feet off Ecuador's Galpagos Islands, this frogfish had settled into a crevice at the base of a black coral tree when Seifert spotted it.
These include the stone fish (Synanceia verrucosa and other species of Synanceiids), the scorpionfish (various species of the genera Dendrochirus and Scorpaena, as well as other Scorpaenids) and frogfish (Antennariid family), all of which rely on their ability to blend all but perfectly into the reef background to conceal themselves from their enemies and prey.
These same fins help a frogfish do something totally unfishy--walk s-l-o-w-l-y, step-by-step on the sea floor.
All contain interesting marine life such as frogfish, morays, seahorses and the ubiquitous angelfish.
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.