Mediterranean Monkfish - Blackbellied Angler

This is a beautiful "Mediterranean Monkfish". It's also called "Blackbellied Angler".
A deep water predator, caught in south of Turkey (somewhere between Silifke and Northern Cyprus) in April 2016.

What do we know about the life of a Mediterranean Monkfish?
Depth range 300 - 1013m.  Most of them are between  40cm - 70cm. They like to eat whatever they can catch. Oh, and it's an harmless creature to human. So no worries; it will not attack you..

These are the names of this cute monster in different countries,
Latin - Lophius budegassa
Spain - rape rojizo
Albania - zhaba e detit
Turkey - fener balığı
Italy - budego
Catalonia - rap vermell  /  rap negre
France - baudroie rousse

How to cook Mediterranean Monkfish?
Here a some tasty recipes from BBC bbc.co.uk/food/monkfish
Jamie does it too: http://goo.gl/AxCtTx

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