anglerfish definition

  • noun:
    • A marine fish of order Lophiiformes or Pediculati, having a lengthy dorsal fin ray this is certainly suspended on the mouth and that functions as a lure to entice victim.
    • Any fish regarding the bony fish order Lophiiformes. These fish use an outgrowth that may be wiggled in order to resemble a prey pet to lure and capture their particular victim.
    • fishes having big mouths with a wormlike filament attached for luring prey

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