Morphology Data of Monognathus rosenblatti
Identification keys
Abnormalities
Main Ref. Bertelsen, E. and J.G. Nielsen, 1987
Appearance refers to
Bones in OsteoBase

Sex attributes

Specialized organs
Different appearance
Different colors
Remarks

Descriptive characteristics of juvenile and adult

Striking features
Body shape lateral eel-like
Cross section
Dorsal head profile
Type of eyes
Type of mouth/snout
Position of mouth
Type of scales
Diagnosis

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.

Ease of Identification

Meristic characteristics of Monognathus rosenblatti

Lateral Lines Interrupted: No
Scales on lateral line
Pored lateral line scales
Scales in lateral series
Scale rows above lateral line
Scale rows below lateral line
Scales around caudal peduncle
Barbels
Gill clefts (sharks/rays only)
Gill rakers
on lower limb
on upper limb
total
Vertebrae
preanal
total

Fins

Dorsal fin(s)

Attributes
Fins number 1
Finlets No. Dorsal   
Ventral  
Spines total
Soft-rays total 86 - 86
Adipose fin

Caudal fin

Attributes

Anal fin(s)

Fins number
Spines total
Soft-rays total 66 - 66

Paired fins

Pectoral Attributes  
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Pelvics Attributes  
Position    
Spines     
Soft-rays   
Main Ref. (e.g. 9948)
Glossary ( e.g. cephalopods )
Entered by Sa-a, Pascualita
Modified by Froese, Rainer
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