This is a great question. There are many
species of anglerfish (around 200!) and most of
them are probably the top predators of their food
chains. Anglerfish typically "catch" prey by
luring them in with a small filament on the top of
their head that acts as "bait." When prey gets
close enough to touch the filament, an
anglerfish's jaw will close reflexively.
Anglerfish are called opportunistic
predators because of the way they catch their
prey, and in fact, they sometimes even prey on
animals that are larger than them! This means
that besides humans, they probably don't have any
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