Definition of frogfish in English:


Syllabification: frog·fish
Pronunciation: /ˈfrôɡˌfiSH

noun (plural same or frogfishes)

An anglerfish that typically lives on the seabed, where its warty skin and color provide camouflage.
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  • When a fish is within striking distance, the frogfish jumps forward, opening its large mouth and engulfing its prey.
  • So it's possible for a dark brown frogfish with a hairy body to be the very same species as a white frogfish with almost smooth skin.
  • Their big attractions are frogfish, ghost pipefish and a shoal of batfish.

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