Classification
Within iNaturalist.org

All Names

  • Japanese
    • アンコウ目
  • Scientific Names
    • Lophiiformes
  • English
    • Anglerfishes

Extras

Taxonomic changes »

Taxon schemes »

Make taxonomic Flickr tags for this taxon »

Invite photos from other sites »

Wikipedia taxobox »

Search descendant taxa »

Embed a widget for this taxon on your website »

3112231779 dc3629d4ec s 420394896 5421c93440 s 2671291320 cf501d5d45 s 4310837014 a6690b7fec s 3588314675 6380638019 s 4068631905 ce326c4914 s Square 6154452185 e6189fb5b0 s 4068633383 c686f52e50 s 3703189675 ef61895a14 s 1391954497 0366136a8d s 6154452185 e6189fb5b0 s 67662 98 68 96888 98 68 96888 98 68 5188095968 ec5112e6f5 s 5188095968 ec5112e6f5 s 91124 98 68 91124 98 68 31944 98 68 31944 98 68 31944 98 68 18960 98 68 18960 98 68
Creative Commons Flickr Photos Tagged "Lophiiformes."

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant Frogfish Antennarius commerson

Observer

davidr

Date

August 21, 2016 09:26 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant Frogfish Antennarius commerson

Observer

davidr

Date

August 7, 2016 01:46 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

What

Sargassumfish Histrio histrio

Observer

jack4

Date

July 18, 2016 04:55 PM NZST

Description

Never seen anything like it? Possibably washed ashore in winter currents or discarded by trawler etc? If anyone could ID would be great. Photo taken by Jeremy Warden.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Giant Frogfish Antennarius commerson

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Shortnose batfish Ogcocephalus nasutus

Observer

salamander9505

Date

June 16, 2016 10:40 AM CDT

Description

Washed up on shore.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

davidr

Date

August 15, 2015 04:08 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

What

Longlure Frogfish Antennarius multiocellatus

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

April 21, 2016 10:45 AM GYT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sargassumfish Histrio histrio

Observer

oryzias

Date

May 30, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jeanthomasbujard

Date

August 26, 2004

Photos / Sounds

What

Freckled frogfish Antennatus coccineus

Observer

fadiyaghmour

Date

March 5, 2015 10:11 AM GST

Place

kalba uae (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Giant Frogfish Antennarius commerson

Date

March 27, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Giant Frogfish Antennarius commerson

Observer

davidr

Date

April 17, 2016 01:31 AM HST
View all observations

Description from Wikipedia

Anglerfishes are members of the teleost order Lophiiformes /ˌlɒfiːəˈfɔrmiːz/. They are bony fishes named for their characteristic mode of predation, in which a fleshy growth from the fish's head (the esca or illicium) acts as a lure.

No range data available.
Member of the iNaturalist Network   |   Powered by iNaturalist open source software