The deep sea anglers are predatory, luring their prey with a bioluminescent lure at the end of a long rod. This individual is in the genus Melanocetus. The impressive teeth are used to impale and hold any prey that moves in to investigate the glowing lure.
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The Deep Sea Anglers Are Predatory Luring Their Prey With A Bioluminescent Lure At The End Of A Long Rod This Individual Is In The Genus Melanocetus The Impressive Teeth Are Used To Impale And Hold Any Prey That Moves In To Investigate The Glowing Lure Stock PhotoAnglerfish,Animal,Bioluminescence,Black Seadevil,Blackdevil Fish,Colour Image,Fish,Fishing,Fishing Hook,Horizontal,Nature,No People,Photography,Sea,Undersea,UnderwaterPhotographer Dante FenolioCollection: Science Source