“Ribbit!”

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“Ribbit!”

“Frogfishes, members of the group known as anglerfishes, are usually provided with a “fishing pole,” tipped with a fleshy “bait,” located on the snout and derived from the first dorsal fin spine. This lure is used to entice prey fish. Frogfishes vary in colour; often patterned to blend with their surroundings, some are able to change colour. They generally lie quietly on the bottom or crawl slowly about with their limblike pectoral fins.”

The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica. (n.d.). Frogfish (fish). Retrieved September 18, 2014, from http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/220651/frogfish

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