monkfish monkfish


  1. (n) flesh of a large-headed anglerfish of the Atlantic waters of North America
  2. (n) fishes having large mouths with a wormlike filament attached for luring prey
  3. (n) sharks with broad flat bodies and winglike pectoral fins but that swim the way sharks do


  1. Long favored in discos and nightclubs, neon is now the fashionable accompaniment to monkfish and Moussy.
  2. Now trust is more often won by a show of efficiency and orders for monkfish and mineral water.
  3. On the coast of Cornwall, in England, monkfish is the largest catch in ports that used to be known for sardines, herring and cod.


  • RESTAURANT REVIEW: Sushi for everyone

    By Sophie Chung STAFF WRITER There are two kinds of sushi places: restaurants for sushi fanatics, and places that can win over the reluctant souls who are still skeptical about raw fish. Thelonious Monkfish is the latter.
    on November 8, 2013     Source: The Tech

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  1. Mr Bradshaw told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "In terms of income, they [fishermen] will probably be more than compensated by the increases in prawns, haddock and monkfish, all of which are nowadays more important to UK fishermen than cod. I think...
    on Dec 21, 2006 By: Ben Bradshaw Source: BBC News

  2. "Advice on some valuable stocks is more helpful this year and this is reflected in the Commission's proposals published today. We will be pressing the case for increased quotas on monkfish and prawns," said Finnie. "However proposals on...
    on Dec 10, 2004 By: Ross Finnie Source:

  3. "It was not what monkfish should be on the plate," Ripert said.
    on Feb 5, 2009 By: Eric Ripert Source: Los Angeles Times

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