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    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: Young, Myra; St. Amant, L. S.
    Donor Determiner: None
    Donor Specimen Notes: Age: Adult | Status: Deaccessioned
    Donor Collected Date: 99 SUM 1968
    Donor Field Number: None
    Donor Drainage: None
    Donor Country: None
    Donor State: Louisiana
    Donor County: Plaquemines Parish
    Donor Locality: 3 mi S of Grand Isle | Off Barataria Bay; afternoon; donated by Louisiana Marine Lab*
    Donor Collecting Event Remarks: Off Barataria Bay; afternoon; donated by Louisiana Marine Lab*
    Donor Latitude: None
    Donor Longitude: None
    Donor Latitude DMS: None
    Donor Longitude DMS: None


    Myra Young
    L.S. St. Amant

    Collecting Event

    Collected: June 1, 1968 - Aug. 31, 1968
    Collecting Event ID: 37700
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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.
    Not in Texas
    Suspect Notes: None
    Number of Occurrence Records: No data


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