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David W. Greenfield, PhD
Class Actinopterygii Order Lophiiformes Number of families 18
Photo: A frogfish (Antennarius sp.) eating a fish. (Photo by Tom McHugh/Steinhart Aquarium/Photo Researchers, Inc. Reproduced by permission.)
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