Lophius piscatorius
Angler An"gler, n. 1. One who angles. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) A fish ({Lophius piscatorius}), of Europe and America, having a large, broad, and depressed head, with the mouth very large. Peculiar appendages on the head are said to be used to entice fishes within reach. Called also {fishing frog}, {frogfish}, {toadfish}, {goosefish}, {allmouth}, {monkfish}, etc. [1913 Webster]


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