Today’s Deep Sea Freak of the Week is the Anglerfish. Anglerfish are members of the order Lophiiformes, and are named for their characteristic method of predation. Anglerfishes typically have at least one long filament sprouting from the middle of the head, with some species emitting bioluminescence from the end of the filament to attract prey.
Anglerfish: unlikely to compete for the title of Miss Universe.
The internet explains the life of an male anglerfish far better than I ever could, so I’m going to hand my deep sea responsibilities over to this comic: