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Antennarius nummifer (Antennariidae) - Beutefang

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Title
Antennarius nummifer (Antennariidae) - Beutefang
Alternative Title
Antennarius nummifer (Antennariidae) - Catching of Prey
Author
License
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Identifiers
IWF Signature
E 141
Publisher
Release Date
1962
Language
Silent film
Producer
Max-Planck-Institut für Verhaltensphysiologie (Seewiesen)
Production Year
1960

Technical Metadata

IWF Technical Data
Film, 16 mm, 114 m ; SW, 10 1/2 min

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Subject Area
Abstract
Zum Beutefang lauert der gut getarnte Anglerfisch mit ausgeklappter Angel, einem Hautanhang des beweglichen 1. Rückenflossenstachels. Dieser hat Köderfunktion für andere Fische, die bei Annäherung verschlungen werden; anschließendes "Husten".
To catch prey the well camouflaged anglerfish lurks with its antenna, a skin appendix of the movable 1. dorsal fin spike. It serves as a bait for other fishes which are engulfed when approaching, then "coughing".
Keywords Anglerfisch Rückenfleck-Anglerfisch Antennarius nummifer Beuteerwerb / Pisces prey capture / Pisces Antennarius nummifer fishing frog spotfin frogfish anglerfish Encyclopaedia Cinematographica
IWF Classification Biologie Pisces - Fische Vertebrata - Wirbeltiere Ethologie, Morphologie Zoologie zoology ethology, morphology vertebrata - vertebrates pisces - fish biology

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