Are angler fish a keystone species?


Are angler fish a keystone species?

Keystone Species:

A keystone species is a species that, if removed, would cause drastic changes in the ecosystem. Some examples of types of animals that are keystone species are predators that keep prey species from becoming overpopulated and animals that change the environment, such as beavers.

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Anglerfish are not one species but many different species making up the order Lophiiformes. All species of anglerfish are predatory and carnivorous,...

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