Image: Female and male Soft Leftvent Anglers

Female and male Soft Leftvent Anglers

A female Soft Leftvent Angler with a much smaller parasitic male attached to her belly. These fish were trawled at a depth of 900 m, off Sydney, New South Wales, December 1977 (AMS I.20315-009).

Photographer:
Kerryn Parkinson
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© Australian Museum

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Tags fishes, ichthyology, female, Soft Leafvent Anglers, Haplophryne mollis, Linophrynidae, Soft Leftvent Angler,