Monognathus rosenblatti Bertelsen & Nielsen, 1987

Family:  Monognathidae (Onejaws)
Max. size:  7 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathypelagic; marine; depth range 4853 - 5266 m
Distribution:  Northeast Pacific.
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 86-86; Anal soft rays: 66-66. M. rosenblatti differs from all other species of the genus by the following combination of characters: head long with elongate, pointed snout, skull length 5.3-7.9% TL, rostral fang strongly hooked with distal part in a nearly right angle to dorsal profile of skull, (5)-6-(7) teeth in each jaw, dorsal fin origin above myomeres nos. 9-12, and 4-(5) lateral, subdermal spots of pigmentation.
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 13 August 2019 Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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