To catch its meals, an anglerfish
wiggles the rod around.
NUMBER ONE FANS Jellyfish and an anglerfish
put on a spectacular display for the underwater scientists
Improving the quality of information on Scottish anglerfish
fisheries: making use of fishers' data.
Tongue-eating crustaceans, anglerfish
and humans at least descend from a common ancestor at the same origin of life, but Toomey chronicles the search for life from some entirely separate event, perhaps with unimagined chemistry.
, horned frogs, and spiders are examples in the animal world of hunters that employ sitting-and-waiting as the general predation strategy, where the hunter finds a place to sit and wait for food to capture, by catching it in a trap of some sort, a web, or mouth.
The apparent confusion between anglerfish
and father lasher is explained by the similarity in looks--although not in size--between the two species.
Lobster creeling is among the threats to this area of red seaweed and hornwrack, home to pipefish and anglerfish
Other top images from 2009 that will be exhibited at the Science Factory include Gerd Guenther's picture of a spiny sowthistle's stem; Pedro Barrios-Perez's image of a wrinkled photoresist; James Hayden's colorful, spiraling image of an anglerfish
ovary; and Bruno Vellutini's photomicrograph of the oral surface of a young seastar.
French vessels off western Scotland targeting deep sea species with bottom trawls using mesh sizes exceeding 100 mm and anglerfish
with gillnets below 300 metres;
The tail of a whole ingested prey fish, can be seen through the distended belly of the ceratioid anglerfish
at the lower left in the figure.
While other anglerfish
change their coloring depending on the environment, the new species appears to maintain its wild striping no matter the surroundings.
The threadfin anglerfish
Lophiodes spilurus (Garman 1899) is a small deepwater benthic anglerfish
commonly found on soft sand and mud bottoms in continental waters of the tropical Eastern Pacific (Bussing and Lopez 1993, Allen and Robertson 1994, Nelson 1994).