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Angler

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Angler

1. One who angles.

2. (Science: zoology) a fish (Lophius piscatorius), of Europe and America, having a large, broad, and depressed head, with the mouth very large. Peculiar appendages on the head are said to be used to entice fishes within reach.

Synonym: fishing frog, frogfish, toadfish, goosefish, allmouth, monkfish, etc.