Lophius piscatorius, angler, Anglerfish, angler-fish, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Lophius piscatorius, angler, Anglerfish, angler-fish, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Lophius piscatorius

Lophius piscatorius Description

Head and body depressed. Mouth wide and cavernous. Skin thin and loose, scales absent. Esca bifid, 2 broad, flattened , leaf-like blades. Dorsal spines long, stout and bearing many well-developed tendrils; 4th spine greater than snout width. Dorsal spines

Lophius piscatorius Common Names

  • angler, Anglerfish, angler-fish

Lophius piscatorius Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Lophius piscatorius? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Lophius piscatorius species belongs to.

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Lophius piscatorius, marine species closely related

Lophius piscatorius, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Lophius piscatorius marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Lophius piscatorius. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Lophius piscatorius are marked in green.

Lophius piscatorius, geographic distribution

Where is Lophius piscatorius found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Lophius piscatorius can be found.

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Norway Telemark Sheaf Don

    Lophius piscatorius, underwater photographers

    Which photographers have photos of Lophius piscatorius species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Lophius piscatorius.