Definition of Family Lophiidae
1. Noun. Large-headed marine fishes comprising the anglers.
Generic synonyms: Fish Family
Group relationships: Order Pediculati, Pediculati
Member holonyms: Genus Lophius, Lophius, Allmouth, Angler, Angler Fish, Anglerfish, Goosefish, Lophius Americanus, Lotte, Monkfish
Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Lophiidae
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, ..."