Definition of Family Lophiidae

1. Noun. Large-headed marine fishes comprising the anglers.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Lophiidae

family Liliaceae
family Limacidae
family Limulidae
family Linaceae
family Liopelmidae
family Liparidae
family Liparididae
family Lithodidae
family Littorinidae
family Loasaceae
family Lobeliaceae
family Lobotidae
family Locustidae
family Loganiaceae
family Lomariopsidaceae
family Lophiidae (current term)
family Lophosoriaceae
family Loranthaceae
family Lorisidae
family Loxomataceae
family Lucanidae
family Lutjanidae
family Luvaridae
family Lycaenidae
family Lycoperdaceae
family Lycopodiaceae
family Lycosidae
family Lygaeidae
family Lymantriidae
family Lythraceae

Literary usage of Family Lophiidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the American Dental Association at Its ... Annual Session by American Dental Association (1898)
"family Lophiidae. Lophius piscatorius (Angler, Fishing Frog), northern parts of Atlantic coasts ..."

2. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf Günther (1859)
"On a new genus of the family Lophiidae, /. c. 1834. Belanger. Zoologie du Voyage aux Indes Orientales. Paris. 1834. ..."

3. British Museum Guides: Vertrbrates by British Museum (Natural History) (1906)
"... and a skeleton and a stuffed specimen of the Angler, Lophius piscatorius (family Lophiidae, Wall-case 20, floor; see also page 193). In Cabinet-case 43, ..."

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