Definition of goosefish in English:


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noun (plural same or goosefishes)

North American
  • A bottom-dwelling anglerfish.
    • Family Lophiidae: several species, in particular Lophius americanus of North American waters
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    • A curious and unwary fish would become a meal when the goosefish inhaled and quickly engulfed its prey.
    • Since the goosefish is found very deep in the ocean it is a cold water fish.
    • In addition to being squat and rather ugly looking, goosefishes have a ‘fishing lure’ on top of their head.

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