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Taxonavigation: Lophioidei

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Classis: Actinopterygii
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Paracanthopterygii
Ordo: Lophiiformes
Subordo: Lophioidei

Familia: Lophiidae
Genera (6): Lophiodes – Lophiomus – Lophius – Sladenia – †Caruso – †Eosladenia – †Sharfia


  • Pietsch, T.W.; Carnevale, G. 2011: A new genus and species of anglerfish (Teleostei: Lophiiformes: Lophiidae) from the Eocene of Monte Bolca, Italy. Copeia, 2011(1): 64-71. doi: 10.1643/CI-10-080
  • Nelson, Joseph, S. (2006). Fishes of the World. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ISBN 0471250317. 
  • Roskov Y., Kunze T., Orrell T., Abucay L., Paglinawan L., Culham A., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., Baillargeon G., Decock W., De Wever A., Didžiulis V., eds. (2014) Lophiidae in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 17th March 2014. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Goosefish, Monkfish
italiano: Rane pescatrici
lietuvių: Velniažuvinės
日本語: アンコウ科
polski: żabnicowate