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

  • After two Chicagoans got sick last month from eating what they thought was monkfish, the FDA began investigating whether a Chinese exporter had tried to sneak in puffer fish by .
  • Long favored in discos and nightclubs, neon is now the fashionable accompaniment to monkfish and Moussy.
  • Who's afraid of the big bad monkfish? Certainly not Julia Child, that indefatigable doyenne of the television kitchen, even though the monkfish, or Lophius americanus, is such an .
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  • 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.
    Nov. 8, 2013 - The Tech

  • Ben Bradshaw in BBC News
    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...
  • Ross Finnie in
    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...
  • Eric Ripert in Los Angeles Times
    It was not what monkfish should be on the plate,Ripert said.

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