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Princeton's WordNet

  1. goosefish, angler, anglerfish, angler fish, monkfish, lotte, allmouth, Lophius Americanusnoun

    fishes having large mouths with a wormlike filament attached for luring prey

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  1. Goosefishnoun

    see Angler

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  1. Goosefish

    Monkfish are a family, Lophiidae, of anglerfishes. They are found in the Arctic, Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans where they live on sandy and muddy bottoms of the continental shelf and continental slope, at depths in excess of 1,000 metres. Like most other anglerfishes, they have a very large head with a large mouth that bears long, sharp, recurved teeth. Also like other anglerfishes, the first spine of the spinous dorsal fin has been modified as an angling apparatus that bears a bulb-like or fleshy lure. The angling apparatus is located at the tip of the snout just above the mouth and is used to attract prey. Lophiid anglerfishes also have two or three other dorsal fin spines located more posteriorly on the head, and a separate spinous dorsal fin with one to three spines located more posteriorly on the body just in front of the soft dorsal fin. In the more primitive anglerfish genera the gill opening extends partially in front of the elongated pectoral fin base. In the derived lophiid genera, and all other anglerfishes, the gill opening does not extend in front of the pectoral fin base. The largest monkfish may exceed 1.5 metres in length.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of goosefish in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of goosefish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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