monkfish means: Saltwater fish that only the tail is consumed. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does monkfish mean?

  • Because of its firm and meaty texture, it is known as the “poor man’s lobster”. It is versatile. Before cooking, remove any remaining membrane. (in Cooking Dictionary)
  • The large, low-fat salt:water fish is firm:textured and has mild flavors similar to lobster. Sometimes called “poor man’s lobster”. Other names include “Angler”, “Lotte”, “Belly-Fish”, “frogfish,” and “Sea Devil”. “. (in Cooking Dictionary)