FROGFISHES - Antennariidae
Body short, spherical, and often/ somewhat laterally compressed with lateral eyes; mouth large with 2-4 more or less irregular rows of small, villiform teeth on upper and lower jaws; tube-like gill opening under pectoral base, used for jet-propelling. Three dorsal spines on head, the anteriormost (illicium) free and modified as a lure, usually with a distinct fleshy bait (esca). Cutaneous filaments or appendages nearly always present; color and color pattern highly variable from white, yellow, red to dark brown and black. Several species appear to mimic sponges or sea-urchins.
Latin, antenna, antemna = sail yard; In Aristotle´s means "horns"