Lophiodes is a genus of goosefishes.[1][2] It is one of four extant genera in the family Lophiidae.[3][4]

Lophiodes miacanthus.jpg
Lophiodes miacanthus
Scientific classification

Type species
Lophius mutilus
Alcock, 1894

Chirolophius Regan, 1903
Pyrenophorus Le Danois, 1975


There are currently 18 recognized species in this genus:[1]

The FishBase does not recognize Lophiodes lugubris.[2]


  1. ^ a b Eschmeyer, W. N.; R. Fricke; R. van der Laan, eds. (28 April 2017). "Catalog of Fishes". California Academy of Sciences. Archived from the original on 3 May 2015. Retrieved 8 May 2017.
  2. ^ a b Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2017). Species of Lophiodes in FishBase. February 2017 version.
  3. ^ Nelson, J. S. (2006). Fishes of the World (4 ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. p. 250. ISBN 978-0-471-25031-9.
  4. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2017). "Lophiidae" in FishBase. February 2017 version.
  5. ^ Ho, H.-C. & Shao, K.-T. (2008). "A new species of anglerfish (Lophiidae: Lophiodes) from the western Pacific" (PDF). Ichthyological Research. 55 (4): 367–373. doi:10.1007/s10228-008-0057-y. S2CID 13100568.
  6. ^ a b Ho, H.-C.; Séret, B.; Shao, K.-T. (2011). "Records of anglerfishes (Lophiiformes: Lophiidae) from the western South Pacific Ocean, with descriptions of two new species". Journal of Fish Biology. 79 (7): 1722–1745. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8649.2011.03106.x. PMID 22141884.
  7. ^ Ho, H.-C.; Bineesh, K. K.; Akhilesh, K. V. (2014). "Rediscovery of Lophiodes triradiatus (Lloyd, 1909), a senior synonym of L. infrabrunneus Smith and Radcliffe (Lophiiformes: Lophiidae)". Zootaxa. 3786 (5): 587–592. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3786.5.6. PMID 24869556.