This Day in History: 1930-12-21

Richard H. Rosenblatt was born on this day. A world-renowned US ichthyologist and professor associated with the Scripps Institution of Oceanography throughout his long career. He described 39 new species and 7 genera and had a further 9 species and 3 genera named in his honour including Opistognathus rosenblatti Allen & Robertson, 1991, the Blue-spotted jawfish.