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    Identification Suspect?
    Examined? Yes No
    Memo: Out of range verify ID


    Oyster Toadfish
    Opsanus tau
    Specimen Details

    Verbatim Donor Data

    Donor Family: Batrachoididae
    Donor Genus: Opsanus
    Donor Species: tau
    Donor Hybrid Species: None
    Donor Subspecies: None
    Donor Num Specimens: None
    Donor Preparation: Alcoholic
    Donor Collector: Jones, Rita
    Donor Determiner: None
    Donor Specimen Notes: Age: Adult | Status: Deaccessioned
    Donor Collected Date: 1969.4.26
    Donor Field Number: H69-2764
    Donor Drainage: None
    Donor Country: None
    Donor State: Texas
    Donor County: Calhoun Co.
    Donor Locality: 1 mi S of Port O'Conner | At jetties; caught 0.25 mi out into the Gulf Bay; 3:00 PM*
    Donor Collecting Event Remarks: At jetties; caught 0.25 mi out into the Gulf Bay; 3:00 PM*
    Donor Latitude: None
    Donor Longitude: None
    Donor Latitude DMS: None
    Donor Longitude DMS: None


    Rita Jones

    Collecting Event

    Collected: April 26, 1969
    Collecting Event ID: 21146
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    Collecting Event Field Notes

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    Taxon: Opsanus tau
    Determiner: Agent object
    Staff Notes:
    This lot in need of examination. Work in progress.
    Placed on jetty furthest south of town and used 0.25 mi as extent.
    Suspect Notes: Out of range verify ID
    Number of Occurrence Records: No data


    Locality Photos
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    Ecoregion: Gulf Coast Prairies & Marshes
    HUC Subbasin: West Matagorda Bay
    HUC Subwatershed Name: Powderhorn Lake-Matagorda Bay
    HUC 12 Code: 121004020500
    Jurisdiction: Calhoun, Texas
    Description: Far southern jetty near Port O'Conner.
    Latitude/Longitude: 28.44372 N, -96.39400 W
    Error: 415.2 m


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