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Angler Fish

Common Name:

Scientific Name:

Angler Fish

Lophiiformes

Type:

Fish

Habitat/ Range:

Deep Atlantic and Antarctic Oceans

Size:

8 - 40 in

Conservation Status:

Least Concern

Did You Know?:

Female anglerfish have a long lure protruding from their heads. This fleshy lure has a bioluminescent tip to attract prey.

You find a fish with a modified fin ray sprouting off the top of its head