from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various bottom-dwelling fishes of the family Antennariidae of tropical and temperate seas, characteristically having a prickly or warty globose body and pectoral fins adapted for grasping.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of several benthic anglerfish, of the family Antennariidae, having a frog-like mouth with a lure
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See angler, n., 2.
- n. An oceanic fish of the genus Antennarius or Pterophrynoides; -- called also mousefish and toadfish.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An English name of the angler, Lophius piscatorius: same as fishingfrog. See angler.
- n. A fish of the family Antennariidæ.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. fish having a frog-like mouth with a lure on the snout
But it has several traits not previously known among frogfish, wrote Pietsch, of the University of Washington.
Like other frogfish — a subset of anglerfish — H. psychedelica has leglike fins on both sides of its body.
A new frogfish has been described; Histiophryne psychedelica may be a coral mimic.
I lack the patience to carefully examine a fan coral for pygmy seahorses no bigger than my little fingernail, but there's enough of the big and dramatic to keep me astonished: the orb-like shimmering jellyfish, the wrasses, turtles and mantas, the epaulette sharks that "walk" on their fins, the unworldly-appearing frogfish or the schools of silver barracuda.
Low-lying tanks allow children to see everything at their eye-level including clown fish, garden eel, frogfish, swell fish, lizards and "pacman" frogs, which resemble the classic '80s video-game character Pac-Man.
Stay at Lembeh Resort lembehresort.com, grab your underwater camera and follow your dive master as he points out the weird and the wonderful: frogfish, ornate ghost pipefish, flying gurnards and devil scorpionfish.
Sydney - A flat-faced frogfish with a psychedelic pattern and a "killer" carnivorous sponge are among the top 10 new species discovered in 2009, according to a committee of international scientists.
A flat-faced frogfish with a psychedelic pattern and a "killer" carnivorous sponge are among the top 10 new species discovered in 2009.
The top 10 new species also include a deep-sea worm that when threatened releases green luminescent 'bombs', a sea slug that eats insects and a flat-faced frogfish with an unusual psychedelic pattern.
There is a "frogfish family" but I still think it lacks creativity.