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Family: Lophiidae Goosefishes



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Northwest Atlantic.
Max. Length 40 cm SL
Lophiodes beroe Caruso, 1981

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Lophiodes beroe
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 16.4 cm TL

 
Lophiodes bruchius
[]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Lophiodes caulinaris (Garman, 1899)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Lophiodes caulinaris
[Spottedtail angler]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 38 cm SL
Lophiodes endoi Ho & Shao, 2008

Photo by Photo by Shao, K.T.
 
Lophiodes endoi
[Anglerfish]
No picture found

Max. Length 7.5 cm SL

 
Lophiodes fimbriatus
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 16.5 cm TL
Lophiodes gracilimanus (Alcock, 1899)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Lophiodes gracilimanus
[]



Western Indian Ocean
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Lophiodes insidiator (Regan, 1921)

Photo by Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Lophiodes insidiator
[Natal angler]
No picture found

Max. Length 22.6 cm SL

 
Lophiodes iwamotoi
[Long-spine anglerfish]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Lophiodes kempi (Norman, 1935)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Lophiodes kempi
[Longspine African angler]
No picture found

Max. Length 14.1 cm SL

 
Lophiodes maculatus
[Spotted anglerfish]



Pacific Ocean
Max. Length 15 cm SL
Lophiodes miacanthus (Gilbert, 1905)

Photo by Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Lophiodes miacanthus
[]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 52 cm TL
Lophiodes monodi (Le Danois, 1971)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Lophiodes monodi
[]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 45 cm TL
Lophiodes mutilus (Alcock, 1894)

Photo by Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Lophiodes mutilus
[Smooth angler]



Western Pacific
Max. Length 20 cm TL
Lophiodes naresi (Günther, 1880)

Photo by Photo by Ho, H.-C.
 
Lophiodes naresi
[Goosefish]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 25 cm TL
Lophiodes reticulatus Caruso & Suttkus, 1979

Photo by Photo by Flescher, D.
 
Lophiodes reticulatus
[Reticulated goosefish]



Eastern Pacific
Max. Length 30 cm TL
Lophiodes spilurus (Garman, 1899)

Photo by Photo by Robertson, R.
 
Lophiodes spilurus
[Threadfin angler]



Indo-West Pacific
Max. Length 25.9 cm TL
Lophiodes triradiatus (Lloyd, 1909)

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Lophiodes triradiatus
[Shortspine goosefish]



Indo-Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Lophiomus setigerus (Vahl, 1797)

Photo by Photo by CSIRO
 
Lophiomus setigerus
[Blackmouth angler]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 120 cm TL
Lophius americanus Valenciennes, 1837

Photo by Photo by Garazo Fabregat, A.
 
Lophius americanus
[American angler]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm SL
Lophius budegassa Spinola, 1807

Photo by Photo by Neto, G.
 
Lophius budegassa
[Blackbellied angler]



Western Atlantic
Max. Length 60 cm TL
Lophius gastrophysus Miranda Ribeiro, 1915

Photo by Photo by Fischer, L.G.
 
Lophius gastrophysus
[Blackfin goosefish]



Northwest Pacific
Max. Length 150 cm SL
Lophius litulon (Jordan, 1902)

Photo by Photo by Suzuki, T.
 
Lophius litulon
[Yellow goosefish]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 200 cm SL
Lophius piscatorius Linnaeus, 1758

Photo by Photo by Salesjö, A.
 
Lophius piscatorius
[Angler]



Eastern Atlantic
Max. Length 80.3 cm TL
Lophius vaillanti Regan, 1903

Photo by Photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP
 
Lophius vaillanti
[Shortspine African angler]



Southeast Atlantic
Max. Length 100 cm TL
Lophius vomerinus Valenciennes, 1837

Photo by Photo by Le Noury, P.
 
Lophius vomerinus
[Devil anglerfish]



Western Central Pacific
Max. Length 40 cm TL
Sladenia remiger Smith & Radcliffe, 1912

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Sladenia remiger
[Celebes monkfish]



Western Central Atlantic
Max. Length 28 cm SL
Sladenia shaefersi Caruso & Bullis, 1976

Photo by Photo by FAO
 
Sladenia shaefersi
[]
No picture found

Max. Length 65 cm TL

 
Sladenia zhui
[]



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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Lophiodes beroe Northwest Atlantic. 40 SL 1981
Lophiodes bruchius Eastern Central Pacific 16.4 TL 1981
Lophiodes caulinaris Spottedtail angler Eastern Pacific 40 TL 1899
Lophiodes endoi Anglerfish Western Pacific 38 SL 2008
Lophiodes fimbriatus Northwest Pacific 7.5 SL 1985
Lophiodes gracilimanus Indo-West Pacific 16.5 TL 1899
Lophiodes insidiator Natal angler Western Indian Ocean 30 TL 1921
Lophiodes iwamotoi Long-spine anglerfish Pacific Ocean 22.6 SL 2011
Lophiodes kempi Longspine African angler Eastern Atlantic 40 TL 1935
Lophiodes maculatus Spotted anglerfish Eastern Pacific 14.1 SL 2011
Lophiodes miacanthus Pacific Ocean 15 SL 1905
Lophiodes monodi Western Central Atlantic 52 TL 1971
Lophiodes mutilus Smooth angler Indo-West Pacific 45 TL 1894
Lophiodes naresi Goosefish Western Pacific 20 TL 1880
Lophiodes reticulatus Reticulated goosefish Western Atlantic 25 TL 1979
Lophiodes spilurus Threadfin angler Eastern Pacific 30 TL 1899
Lophiodes triradiatus Shortspine goosefish Indo-West Pacific 25.9 TL 1909
Lophiomus setigerus Blackmouth angler Indo-Pacific 40 TL 1797
Lophius americanus American angler Western Atlantic 120 TL 1837
Lophius budegassa Blackbellied angler Eastern Atlantic 100 SL 1807
Lophius gastrophysus Blackfin goosefish Western Atlantic 60 TL 1915
Lophius litulon Yellow goosefish Northwest Pacific 150 SL 1902
Lophius piscatorius Angler Eastern Atlantic 200 SL 1758
Lophius vaillanti Shortspine African angler Eastern Atlantic 80.3 TL 1903
Lophius vomerinus Devil anglerfish Southeast Atlantic 100 TL 1837
Sladenia remiger Celebes monkfish Western Central Pacific 40 TL 1912
Sladenia shaefersi Western Central Atlantic 28 SL 1976
Sladenia zhui Western Pacific 65 TL 2012



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