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anglerfish (plural anglerfish or anglerfishes)
- Any fish of the bony fish order Lophiiformes. These fish use an outgrowth that can be wiggled so as to resemble a prey animal to lure and catch their prey.
- fishing-frog (Lophius piscatorius)
- frog-fish (Lophius piscatorius)
- sea-devil (Lophius piscatorius)
fish of the bony fish order Lophiiformes