Anglerfish

The anglerfish is a deep sea predator. It has a lure like appendage in the middle of its head that can glow. It draws up smaller fish for it to catch.

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What life zone does the anglerfish live in?

When studying animals it is important to know where the animals live. The Anglerfish lives in the Mesopelagic Life Zone of the Ocean.

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Where are anglerfish born?

At the bottom of the ocean.Where it cold and dark so they can't be seen by bigger fish that might want to eat the anglerfish.

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What is an Anglerfish defense mechanism?

Bioluminescence

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Did any Anglerfish ever reached the surface and have witnesses seen one?

Not all Anglerfish are deep sea fish. For the ones that are, a few have been brought to the surface but in many cases, they die not long after being brought up.

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Anglerfish beneficial or harmful to humans?

Beneficial, they live more then 3000 feet under water so no one can ever come face to face with one and also an anglerfish is less then a foot long so its no that big

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What does an anglerfish eat?

Mainly fish and prawns.

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Which zone does the anglerfish live in?

the anglerfish lives in the midnight zone which is also know as the last zone in the ocean.

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How big is an Anglerfish?

The anglerfish can get up to 3.3 feet but most others are about under a foot long such as 8 inches.

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Does the anglerfish live in the midnight zone?

yes they do live in the midnight zone because of their bioluminesence

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How do anglerfish hunt?

Angler fish hunt by luring small fish towards them using a bio luminescent (glowing) lure attached to their heads. Small fish are attracted to the glowing lure, and when they come close, the angler eats them

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What is the height of a deep sea anglerfish?

The LENGTH is around six inches.

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Where do anglerfish live?

Angler fish live in the Atlantic and Antarctic oceans. The zone they live in is the midnight zone.

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What are some examples of anglerfish predators?

shark

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Are Anglerfish warm blooded or cold blooded?

Anglerfish, like most fish, are considered to be cold blooded as they use exothermic means to control their body temperature. This means that they control their temperature via external means by taking advantage of the environment around them. This would include things like moving to warmer water to warm up, or deeper water to cool down.

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Is Anglerfish a predator or prey?

Mostly the former, occasionally the latter

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How do anglerfish protect themselves?

they have big teeth and have a bioluminescent body.

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Appearance for an Anglerfish?

they show there teeth

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What is the life span of an anglerfish?

30+ years in the wild, less in captivity though.

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What adaptations does a anglerfish have?

people parts

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How does anglerfish catch its prey?

I believe Angler fish spit water at bugs that are on leaves from overhanging trees near the body of water the Angler fish are in. When they spit water, they are usually very accurate and sometimes catch the bug before it even hits the water.

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How do anglerfish protect them selves?

yes

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How much does a anglerfish cost?

It usually cost 3 dollars at pet value

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How many teeth do anglerfish have?

6700 teeth

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Why do anglerfish have lights over their heads?

because they feel like it and they want to

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Where does a deep sea Anglerfish live in the deep sea?

All the world's oceans, to a depth of about 3,000 feet, are home to this five inch long bizarre looking fish with the well-earned nickname "common black devil".

It has its own flashlight (torch) projecting from it's head!

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