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Lophius americanus, American angler
Subject: Lophius americanus, American angler
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Lophius americanus, American angler

Goosefish, Lophius americanus, laying camoflaged on a northern rocky reef.
Source Image ID: nur00505, National Undersearch Research Program (NURP) Collection
Location: North Atlantic Ocean, Georges Bank.
Credit: OAR/National Undersea Research Program (NURP)

Lophius americanus is a goosefish in the family Lophiidae, also called all-mouth, American anglerfish, bellows-fish, devil-fish, headfish, molligut, satchel-mouth, or wide-gape. It is native to the eastern coast of North America. Order: Lophiiformes, Family: Lophiidae, Genus: Lophius, Species: Lophius americanus Valenciennes, 1837.

Lophius americanus Valenciennes in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1837
Common Name(s): goosefish [English] monkfish [English] baudroie d'Amérique [French]

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