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Rosenblattia robusta
2007-06-24 17:34:33

Rosenblattia robusta is a species of deepwater cardinalfish, the only member of the genus Rosenblattia, found circumglobally in southern temperate waters. Its length is between 1.97 and 4.72 in (5 and 12 cm). Rosenblattia robusta is deep bodied with a humped back above the pectoral fin area, and a single keel on each side of the caudal peduncle. Adults are a uniform golden brown with a...

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