pl. (see fish) -·fish·, -·fish·es
any of a family (Lophiidae) of anglers characterized by large, sharp teeth and a wide, flat body
nounpl. goosefish or goose·fish·es
Any of several edible anglerfishes of the family Lophiidae, such as L. americanus of North American Atlantic waters, having a tapering body with a flattened head and a large mouth. Also called monkfish.