Gigantactinidae - Whipnose Anglerfishes

Use the table to access images and fact sheets of the gigantactid fishes on the site. These fishes have been called deepsea anglerfishes, whipnose anglerfishes and whipnose anglers.

Teeth of a female Elsman's Whipnose

Teeth of a female Elsman's Whipnose
Photographer: Stuart Humphries © Australian Museum

Gigantactis elsmani Elsman's Whipnose
Gigantactis paxtoni
Paxton's Whipnose

Mark McGrouther , Senior Fellow
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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Gigantactinidae, Whipnose Anglerfishes,