Shorefishes of the Eastern Pacific online information system

EspaƱol  Contact



  • lure - 2 dark, stalked eyes
    D spines II-III not black
    C: 1 row of 6 white spots
    Lophiodes caulinaris, Spotted-tail angler, Pacific anglerfish, Spotted-tail goosefish, White-spotted goosefish
    pectoral black+ white margin
  • lure - simple bulb
    D spines II-III black, + row cirri
    C: many scattered small clear spots
    Lophiodes spilurus, Threadfin anglerfish,Threadfin goosefish
    pectoral edge clear