A saltwater fish of which only the tail meat is eaten.
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This large low-fat, firm-textured salt-water fish has a mild, sweet flavor similar to lobster. Sometimes referred to as 'poor man's lobster.' Also called 'Angler,' 'Lotte,' 'Belly-Fish,' 'frogfish,' 'Sea Devil,' and 'Goosefish.'
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Waters:Western Atlantic Ocean; U.S. Atlantic coast as far south as North Carolina; coasts of Mexico and Brazil Description (in water): A large (up to 50 lbs.), fleshy, sand-colored fish with a huge head and oversized mouth; not a beauty-pageant winner. By twitching a long filament that protrudes fro...
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[n] - flesh of a large-headed anglerfish of North American Atlantic waters
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Monk'fish noun (Zoology) (a) The angel fish ( Squatina ). (b) The angler ( Lophius ).
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<zoology> The angel fish (Squatina). ... The angler (Lophius). ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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noun flesh of a large-headed anglerfish of the Atlantic waters of North America
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• (n.) The angler (Lophius). • (n.) The angel fish (Squatina).
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(genus Squatina), any of 10 to 12 species of shark that constitute a single genus (family Squatinidae, order Squatiniformes) and characterized by ...
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Monkfish (or headfish) is the English name of a number of types of fish in the northwest Atlantic, most notably the species of the anglerfish genus Lophius and the angelshark genus Squatina. The term is also occasionally used for a European sea monster more often called a sea monk. Monkfish is the ...
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Also called angler fish is named for the way it lures its prey. A bottom dweller, it has a long filament, which grows from its head, and it twitches and resembles a worm When the prey fish attacks the "worm", it's engulfed by the huge mouth of the Monkfish (also known as Angler, lotte, bellyfish, fr...
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1) A saltwater fish of which only the tail meat is eaten 2) Fish 3) Saltwater fish
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