Prickly Footballfish, Himantolophus appelii (Clarke 1878)

Other Names: Prickly Deepsea Anglerfish

A Prickly Footballfish, Himantolophus appelii, from off South Australia at a depth of 1080-1110 metres. Source: Museum Victoria. License: CC BY Attribution

Cite this page as:
Dianne J. Bray, Himantolophus appelii in Fishes of Australia, accessed 17 Jun 2024,

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CAAB Code:37215001


Depth:145-1360 m

Habitat:Mesopelagic, bathypelagic

Max Size:40 cm TL

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