Anglerfish

Names: Anglerfish

Anglerfish are bony fishes that are usually found deep in the ocean.

Their body is very soft and jelly-like.

They are called anglerfish because they have a modifed spine in their first dorsal fin.  This spine has a fleshy growth at the end that can be wiggled so that it looks like food to other fish.  The Anglerfish uses this spine to lure and catch it's prey.