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1A bottom-dwelling anglerfish of European waters.
- ‘There was a time when anglers went to Tralee Bay just to catch the true monkfish.’
- ‘Deep-water species such as the monkfish and the orange roughy are at risk, as it can take decades before a fish is old enough to breed.’
- ‘He was head-hunted for the British team from his job trawling for prawns and monkfish in the North Sea.’
- ‘Additionally from Wednesday last Ireland's fishing industry was ordered to stop fishing for monkfish, prawns, white pollack and megrims as the country's quota for the current year had already been reached.’
- ‘An albino monkfish was also landed and while this is rare in itself and even more unique feature of this fish is the fact that it had no eyes.’
- 1.1 Monkfish as food.
- ‘In the nourishing-winter-stew category, my favorite dish was a mass of oxtail sandwiched among layers of ravioli skins, with two pieces of seared monkfish on top.’
- ‘Season the monkfish and squid with salt and pepper and cook for two minutes in the same pan.’
- ‘For a main course, pan-fried monkfish with wild mushrooms and crayfish butter sauce is paired with an Australian Pinot Noir.’
- ‘Daily specials include the likes of Dover sole, sea bass and monkfish and there's a healthy feel about the whole menu.’
- ‘I had the monkfish wrapped in Parma ham which was a mouth-watering sensation.’
- 1.2another term for goosefish, especially when referring to monkfish as food
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