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order

anglerfishes
Lophiiformes

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  superorder Teleostei

Images

Ogcocephalus nasutus - Redbellied Batfish

Ogcocephalus nasutus - Redbellied Batfish

Author: Ivan Mikšík

Ogcocephalus parvus - Bat-fish

Ogcocephalus parvus - Bat-fish

Author: NOAA

Functions restricted to taxon Lophiiformes

Included taxa

Number of records: 18

family Lophiidae Rafinesque, 1810 - goosefishes or monkfishes
family Antennariidae Th.N. Gill, 1861 - frogfishes
family Brachionichthyidae - warty anglerfishes
family Chaunacidae Th.N. Gill, 1863 - sea toads
family Ogcocephalidae Th.N. Gill, 1893 - batfishes
family Caulophrynidae Goode & T.H. Bean, 1896
family Neoceratiidae Regan, 1926
family Himantolophidae - footballfishes
family Diceratiidae Regan & Trewavas, 1932
family Oneirodidae Th.N. Gill, 1878
family Thaumatichthyidae H.M. Smith & Radcliffe, 1912
family Ceratiidae - seadevils
family Gigantactinidae Boulenger, 1904 - whipnoses
family Linophrynidae Regan, 1925

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [order/44]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Lophiiformes]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [9bfaf930-a9bd-4e3b-95de-3984eb3d22f7]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Lophiiformes]
Data retrieved on: 19 January 2015
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2007): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 5. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii), kostnatí (Neopterygii) - stříbrnicotvární (Argentiniformes), ďasové (Lophiiformes), Národní muzeum (zoologické oddělení), Praha, 91 str. [as Lophiiformes]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2013

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