The Anglerfish is a fish that many people enjoy eating. In the fishmongers shop the head is seldom seen. It is the rest of the body that is seen and in Sweden it is then called "cutlet fish".

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The Anglerfish is a fish that fishes itself! It has no conventional fin on its back, but are well developed. The foremost fin resembles a fishing rod with bait consisting of a bit of skin. The Anglerfish usually eats bottom living fish such as bullheads, but even hunts its prey above the bottom and even eat birds swimming on the surface. If a Anglerfish is permited to live a long time and eat a lot it can be up to 2 metres long.

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