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    TNHC28490

    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: 1
    Donor Preparation: None
    Donor Collector: Martin, F.
    Donor Determiner: None
    Donor Specimen Notes: Questionable: No|Current: Yes|Previous No: CBL 277|Cataloger/Year: JR/2002|Primary Remarks: CBL = Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, Univ. of Maryland; originally fixed in seawater formalin|
    Donor Collected Date: 1978.11.20-1978.11.20
    Donor Field Number: z28490
    Donor Drainage: WaterBody: Patuxent
    Donor Country: USA
    Donor State: Maryland
    Donor County: Calvert
    Donor Locality: Solomons Island, CBL Pier
    Donor Collecting Event Remarks: Salinity: B|Collecting Event Remarks: Habitat: taken from oyster tray suspended from pier|
    Donor Latitude: None
    Donor Longitude: None
    Donor Latitude DMS: None
    Donor Longitude DMS: None
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    Collector(s)

    F. Douglas Martin

    Collecting Event

    Collected: Nov. 20, 1978
    Collecting Event ID: 39973
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    Determination

    Taxon: Opsanus tau
    Determiner: Agent object
    Staff Notes:
    None
    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.
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    Maryland
    Suspect Notes: None
    Number of Occurrence Records: 1

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