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    Oyster Toadfish
    Opsanus tau
    Specimen Details

    Verbatim Donor Data

    Donor Family: None
    Donor Genus: Opsanus
    Donor Species: tau
    Donor Hybrid Species: None
    Donor Subspecies: None
    Donor Num Specimens: 1
    Donor Preparation: None
    Donor Collector: T. Hellier
    Donor Determiner: S. Eddy
    Donor Specimen Notes: Nature of: preserved
    Donor Collected Date: 1957.12.24
    Donor Field Number: None
    Donor Drainage: no data
    Donor Country: United States
    Donor State: Texas
    Donor County: Nueces
    Donor Locality: Lake River: Gulf of Mexico | General locality: tide trap at U of TX Institute for Marine Science, Port Aransas
    Donor Collecting Event Remarks: None
    Donor Latitude: None
    Donor Longitude: None
    Donor Latitude DMS: None
    Donor Longitude DMS: None


    T. Hellier

    Collecting Event

    Collected: Dec. 24, 1957
    Collecting Event ID: 34956
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    Taxon: Opsanus tau
    Determiner: Agent object
    Staff Notes:
    Not flagged for specimen examination. By default we accept donor specimen determinations (after synonymization to our taxonomy). If georeferenced to TX this record has been considered in spatial context with other occurrences of this species and accepted as correct.
    Suspect Notes: None
    Number of Occurrence Records: 1


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