A deepsea anglerfish, <i>Bufoceratias wedli</i> Click to enlarge image
A deepsea anglerfish, Bufoceratias wedli. Note the lines of sensory papillae and the long lure that terminates in an esca. Image: N.J. Marshall & Harb. Br. Oceanog. Inst.
© N.J. Marshall & Harb. Br. Oceanog. Inst.

Fast Facts

  • Classification
    Species
    wedli
    Genus
    Bufoceratias
    Family
    Ceratiidae
A deepsea anglerfish, <i>Bufoceratias wedli</i>
A deepsea anglerfish, Bufoceratias wedli. Note the lines of sensory papillae and the long lure that terminates in an esca. Image: N.J. Marshall & Harb. Br. Oceanog. Inst.
© N.J. Marshall & Harb. Br. Oceanog. Inst.

A deepsea anglerfish, Bufoceratias wedli. Note the lines of sensory papillae and the long lure that terminates in an esca.