The Compleat Angler: Aggressive Mimicry in an Antennariid Anglerfish

  title={The Compleat Angler: Aggressive Mimicry in an Antennariid Anglerfish},
  author={Theodore Wells Pietsch and David B. Grobecker},
  pages={369 - 370}
A case of aggressive mimicry is described in which an anglerfish of the genus Antennarius (order Lophiiformes) utilizes a lure that mimics a small fish. The lure provides not only a highly attractive visual cue but presumably also a low-frequency pressure stimulus for potential prey with a minimum of energy expenditure. 
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Based on unpublished laboratory observations of numerous species belonging to several antennariid genera