noun, plural (especially collectively) anglerfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) anglerfishes.
angler ( defs 3, 4 ).

1645–55; angler + fish Unabridged
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Take a look, then tell your friends what you learned about starfish, anglerfish and whales.
The anglerfish is equally nightmarish, mysterious, and interesting.
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