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
Species:
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

DescriptionEdit

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]

RangeEdit

Randall's frogfish is known from Easter Island

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