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Yellow goosefish

Order Lophiiformes
Family Lophiidae

Marine fish with regularly ossified skeleton. Body disk rounded. Head broad and depressed. Skin smoothly and scaleless, with numerous tasseled, fleshy appendages. Body with dark-brown irregular reticular vein on yellow-brown background on dorsal surface; ventral surface light; underside of pectoral fin dark distally; anal and caudal fins dark; oral cavity pale or dusky, without color pattern.

FAO code
Lophius litulon
White fish
FAO Fishing Areas
  • Area 61: the Northwestern part of the Pacific Ocean
Fishing seasons
feb apr may jun jul aug sep oct nov dec
International denominations
China 黄鮟鱇
France Lotte de Chine
Italy Rana pescatrice orientale
Portugal Tamboril
United Kingdom Yellow goosefish
Japan Ki-ankô
Fishing areas
Fishing arts

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