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monkfish Monkfish

Alternative Name
  Anglerfish
Irish Name Láimhíneach
Latin Name Lophius piscatorius
Environment Bathydemersal
Importance Commercial
Depth(m) 20-1000
Max Length(cm) 200 (sl)
Benthopelagic

Eastern N Atlantic from Straits of Gibraltar to SW Barents Sea, Mediterranean, Black Sea

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