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Lophius piscatorius

Linnaeus, 1758


Francesco Turano Lophius piscatorius, rana pescatrice - Mediterranean Sea

Fabio Russo dca aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah!!!

Wilfred Hdez wowwwwwwwwwwww, expertacular !!!

Nicholas Samaras WOW!!

Athos Mastropierro Spettacolo!

Daniela Balint wow,what a shot!

Olga Suslova OOOOooooooo!!!!!!!.....OMG!!!!....

Rafa Ardijump Cosme Wowww. 1000 likes ;-)

Giorgio Cavallaro Uwp Woooooowwwwww!!!!!!!

Ilse Merz WOWOW!!

Manfred Mitter Amazing :-) We can almost look through the fish

Andrea Russo impressionante!

Alexander Niedermair Wooowh Awesome Picture.....

Agostino Fortunato veramente incredibile, colto l'attimo!

Danny Ocampo ohh wow! amazing

Nicola Mistretta A dire poco Incredibile!!!!!

Dieter Kudler Nice!

Massimo Ardizzoni spettacolare !

Katrien Vandevelde Wooow AMAZING!!

Stefano Scortegagna MOMENTO INCREDIBILE...! OTTIMO SCATTO...!

Irene Perez Santana Wuauuuuuuu, otro momentazo de este pez poco visto con la boca abierta!!!

Concetta Quagliarulo Bellissima!

Salvatore Ianniello Eccezionale....sicuramente è una Velvia?

Michael Weberberger wooow realy a big shot...

Susan Demasters Wow! Wonderful!

Marylin Batt GREAT SHOT!!!

Message posted on UWphotographers on 12 Nov 2012
Alberto Gallucci Anglerfish (lophius piscatorius)

Ron Silver A face only a mother could love. :-)

Alberto Gallucci :-)

Message posted on Scubashooters.net on 03 May 2013
Walter Bassi Italy,Capo Noli rana pescatrice(lophius piscatorius) panasonic tz10,flash Sea&sea ys110 alpha,subsee+5 ISO 100 f/6.3 1/320

Sylvie Omnès Hope your next shot will be "teeth" ... ;-)

Message posted on Underwater Macro Photographers on 01 Feb 2012
Frank Bang Lophius piscatorius close-up of an eye. Nikon D7000, 60mm macro. Norwegian fjord.

Message posted on UWphotographers on 19 Nov 2012
Francesco Turano Lophius piscatorius by night...

Lala Rute Excellent shot!

Matty Lauro Sembra un alieno!!!!! Posso chiederti dove l'hai Scattata ?

Ilse Merz perfecto!

Francesco Turano Foto realizzato nello Stretto di Messina! Soli 3 m di profondità...

Manfred Mitter Super sexy devil :-)

Message posted on UWphotographers on 12 Nov 2012
Alberto Gallucci Anglerfish (lophius piscatorius) Bergeggi, Ligurian Sea

Nicholas Samaras a big one!!

Message posted on UWphotographers on 20 May 2012
Francesco Pacienza Anglerfish with wounds - Scilla (RC) Nikon Coolpix 8700 © 2008 Francesco Pacienza - Tutti i diritti sono riservati - All rights reserved - Vietata la riproduzione anche parziale senza l'autorizzazione dell'Autore - Permessa la condivisione senza alcuna rimozione del Copyright.

Roberto Ruggiero Strepit

Roberto Ruggiero Strepitosa!!!

Léa Soares show!!!!

Francesco Pacienza Thank you Roberto Ruggiero :) Grazie.

Francesco Pacienza Thank you Léa Soares :) Obrigado.

Lynn S. Klees wow bella!

Ron Silver Nice Goosefish, likely Lophius piscatorius, which is a type of Anglerfish.

Francesco Pacienza Thank you Lynn S. Klees :) Grazie

Francesco Pacienza Thank you Ron Silver :) this is Lophius piscatorius.

Ron Silver Thanx for posting your photos. I may yet learn a thing or two about Mediterranean species with your continuing help!

Francesco Pacienza Ron Silver, the Mediterranean Sea is full of surprises and its inhabitants are fantastic. :)

John Paul Connor Wow Magnifique

Francesco Pacienza Thank you John Paul Connor :)

Giorgio Cavallaro (Y) (Y)

Giandomenico Pedro FZ bellissimo (y)

Francesco Pacienza Thank you Giorgio Cavallaro :)

Francesco Pacienza Thank you Pedro FZ :)

Gianni Colucci bel colpo

Francesco Pacienza Grazie Gianni Colucci :) Thank you.

Message posted on UWphotographers on 04 Jul 2013
Francesco Turano Un pesce pescatore, anzi pescatrice...

Nimrod Shay Great!!!!

Alessandro Borsini Very nice .........

Giorgio Cavallaro Uwp Spettacolare!

Ilse Merz WOW!

Guglielmo Placitelli Bella. Un piccolo mostro affascinante.

Enrico Pati Bellissima!

Suzan Meldonian wonderful stuff here!

Lala Rute Fantastic!!!!

Steve Smith I would LOVE to see one of those!

Gero Rinaldo bella foto!!

Barb Rosenthal Whoa! Is that an oyster toadfish? Can you give the species name? Nice job capturing this interesting creature!

Malida Alcazar Excellent!!

Ilan Lubitz wow!!!

Marylin Batt Outstanding.

Iyad Suleyman The subject is nicely isolated from background, great lightening! Superb shot Francesco!

Sylvie Omnès Barb Rosenthal : this is Lophius Piscatorius, common Monkfish ;@Steve Smith : to have a chance to see it you have to dive in temperate seas : this fish likes cold water ; we can sometimes see them in winter in Méditerranée, when the sea is under 13-12°C; the rest of the time, it lives very deep ... and you have to keep your eyes wide open because it is really mimetic on rocks. the lure is the best way to find it ! ;-)

Message posted on UWphotographers on 22 Nov 2012
Sylvie Omnès "FLAT MONSTER" Lophius piscatorius (Monkfish), Cannes, France not very good pic : this is what happens when the fish is a lot too big to be covered by your light ... ;-)

Iris Dielhenn but still impressive!

Amedeo Altomare well done Sylvie

Giorgio Cavallaro Uwp (Y)

Isabella Maffei 󾮗

Message posted on UWphotographers on 15 May 2013
Taxonomy
Animalia (Kingdom)
  Chordata (Phylum)
    Vertebrata (Subphylum)
      Gnathostomata (Superclass)
        Pisces (Superclass)
          Actinopterygii (Class)
            Lophiiformes (Order)
              Lophiidae (Family)
                Lophius (Genus)
                  Lophius piscatorius (Species)
Associated Species