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Deep-sea angler
Image ID: 29676
Common Name: Deep-sea angler
Scientific Name: Himantolophus
Location: Atlantic Ocean
Description: Symbiotic bacteria produce bioluminescent light from the bulbous end of the fishing lure above the eye of this deep-sea angler, attracting prey that is quickly enveloped by the cavernous mouth.
Keywords: Himantolophus paucifilosus, footballfish, deep-sea anglerfish, Actinoptertgii, Lophiformes, Himantolophidae, bioluminescence, lure, deep, sea, abyss, ocean, deepsea, deep-sea, deepwater, oceanic, pelagic, deep-sea, deep-ocean, mesopelagic, abyssal, marine, sea, underwater, predator, prey, fish, fishes, bioluminescent
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