WoRMS taxon details

Opsanus tau (Linnaeus, 1766)

158782  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158782)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Gadus tau Linnaeus, 1766) Linnaeus, C. (1767). <i>Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis.</i> Ed. 12. 1., <i>Regnum Animale. 1 & 2</i>. Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. <em>Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii.</em> pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Distribution Florida to Cape Cod, straying northward to Maine.  
Distribution Florida to Cape Cod, straying northward to Maine. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Opsanus tau (Linnaeus, 1766). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=158782 on 2019-07-18
Date
action
by
2005-05-27 07:39:43Z
created
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
changed

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original description  (of Gadus tau Linnaeus, 1766) Linnaeus, C. (1767). <i>Systema naturae per regna tria naturae: secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis.</i> Ed. 12. 1., <i>Regnum Animale. 1 & 2</i>. Holmiae, Laurentii Salvii. <em>Holmiae [Stockholm], Laurentii Salvii.</em> pp. 1-532 [1766] pp. 533-1327 [1767]., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/83650#5 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

basis of record Collette, B. B., ; Klein-MacPhee, G. (2002). Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine. <em>Smithsonian Institution Press.</em> 1-748. [details]   

additional source Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2019). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (02/2019)., available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Distribution Florida to Cape Cod, straying northward to Maine. [details]

Habitat benthic [details]
 

LanguageName 
English oyster toadfish  [details]