monkfish

Definitions of monkfish
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n flesh of a large-headed anglerfish of the Atlantic waters of North America

Type of:
saltwater fish
flesh of fish from the sea used as food

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

Synonyms:
Lophius Americanus, allmouth, angler, angler fish, anglerfish, goosefish, lotte
Type of:
acanthopterygian, spiny-finned fish
a teleost fish with fins that are supported by sharp inflexible rays

n sharks with broad flat bodies and winglike pectoral fins but that swim the way sharks do

Synonyms:
Squatina squatina, angel shark, angelfish
Type of:
shark
any of numerous elongate mostly marine carnivorous fishes with heterocercal caudal fins and tough skin covered with small toothlike scales

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