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Fanfin Anglerfish

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The ugly fanfin anglerfish has long fins and a lure, like a fishing rod, hanging off its nose. The lure contains light-emitting bacteria and once a shrimp goes for the lure, the anglerfish's mouth isn't far behind. Most deep sea animals have limited vision, so the anglerfish feels currents and movements around its body with the long fins up and down its back.

  1. 1. What do the fins on a fanfin anglerfish do?
    1. a. Attack prey
    2. b. Help it swim
    3. c. Feel the currents
  2. 2. What does a fanfin anglerfish's lure contain?
    1. a. Light-emitting bacteria
    2. b. Poison
    3. c. Food
  3. 3. What does a fanfin anglerfish have on its nose?
    1. a. A nostril
    2. b. A lure
    3. c. A ring