Lophiidae,

Bañon, Rafael, Arronte, Juan Carlos, Rodriguez-Cabello, Cristina, Piñeiro, Carmen-Gloria, Punzon, Antonio & Serrano, Alberto, 2016, Commented checklist of marine fishes from the Galicia Bank seamount (NW Spain), Zootaxa 4067 (3), pp. 293-333: 318

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4067.3.2

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:50B7E074-F212-4193-BFB9-84A1D0A0E03C

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/AC642D14-3A50-FFD2-34F2-FD4EDEAA28F7

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Lophiidae
status

 

Family Lophiidae 

Lophius piscatorius Linnaeus, 1758  —Anglerfish

137 specimens were caught at depths between 709 and 916 m. Length data were available for 41 specimens ranging from 17 to 97 cm TL (75.8 ± 14.8) with males between 64 and 92 cm (N= 8) and females between 67 and 97 cm (N= 10). Habitat and Distribution: bathydemersal on sandy, muddy, gravelly and occasionally rocky bottoms, at depths from 20–2,600 m. Eastern Atlantic, from Iceland and southwestern Barents Sea to Mauritania, including the Mediterranean and Black seas. Vulnerability: DD ( IUCN), HHV (FishBase).