Randall's frogfish

Randall's frogfish (Antennarius randalli) is a marine fish belonging to the family Antennariidae, the frogfishes.

Randall's frogfish
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Lophiiformes
Family: Antennariidae
Genus: Antennarius
A. randalli
Binomial name
Antennarius randalli
(G. R. Allen, 1970)
Randalls's frogfish uses its pelvic fins to walk on the bottom and keep a stable position for ambush


Randall's frogfish has long, claw-like pectoral fins that it uses for stabilization. The colors range from black to white and yellow to brown. Unlike other frogfish, it has small white spots on its body. It often hides under rocks or among sea weed to ambush its prey.[1]


Randall's frogfish is known from Easter Island


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