Authentication This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. Arkive videos are protected by copyright and usage is restricted. Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Actinopterygii Order Lophiiformes Family Caulophrynidae Genus Caulophryne 1. Why do we need Broca's area? X Close Link to this video Embed this Arkive thumbnail link "portlet" by copying and pasting the code below. Take part Volunteer Citizen science Identify UK nature Centre for UK Biodiversity Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. He forms a parasitic relation with the female, attaching himself to her flesh, ultimately sharing in her blood circulation and becoming a dependable source of semen.
Deep Sea Anglerfish
Unfortunately they came up with different answers. Archived from the original on 23 July The study appeared in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. World Show more World links. Search the FT Search. In most anglerfish species, the longest filament is the first. Northwest European Lophius spp.
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The pair then form an indissoluble life-long union. Some anglerfish, like those of the Ceratiidae , or sea devils, employ an unusual mating method. Retrieved 23 March Its grotesque appearance has earned it the nickname "common black devil". In Japan, anglerfish is considered a delicacy and can fetch a premium price.
Description: When scientists first started capturing ceratioid anglerfish, they noticed that all of the specimens were female. The angler gets its name from the elongated dorsal spine that supports a light-producing organ known as a photophore. The male is about a tenth her size - the size of a ping pong ball. MyARKive offers the scrapbook feature to signed-up members, allowing you to organize your favourite Arkive images and videos and share them with friends.