Lophius vaillanti Regan, 1903
Shortspine African angler
Lophius vaillanti
photo by Cambraia Duarte, P.M.N. (c)ImagDOP

Family:  Lophiidae (Goosefishes)
Max. size:  80.3 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 200 - 1233 m
Distribution:  Eastern Atlantic: Cape Verde to 5°S.
Biology:  Inhabits upper slope waters. Feeds mainly on fishes (Ref. 2742).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 09 October 2018 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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