Opsanus tau


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Related to Opsanus tau: oyster fish, Batrachoididae
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bottom-dwelling fish having scaleless slimy skin and a broad thick head with a wide mouth

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La composicion en los items alimenticios registrados para esta especie, coincide con los reportes de autores que han trabajado con una especie emparentada como es Opsanus tau en la costa este de Estados Unidos (Wilson, Dean, & Radtke, 1982; Bisker, Gibbons, & Castagna, 1989; Price & Mensinger, 1999; Grabowski, 2004) y que mencionan que los tipos alimenticios que consume esta especie son Callinectes sapidus, miembros de la familia Xanthidae, y bivalvos principalmente, o lo reportado por Collete (1974) para Sanopus splendidus, para quien reporta una dieta compuesta por crustaceos, moluscos y peces.
Predation by the oyster toadfish Opsanus tau (Linnaeus) on blue crabs and mud crabs, predators of the hard clam Mercenaria mercenaria (Linnaeus 1758).
Resting discharge and response dynamics of horizontal semicircular canal afferent of the toadfish, Opsanus tau.
Morphological correlates of response dynamics and efferent stimulation in horizontal semicircular canal afferents of the toadfish, Opsanus tau.
Directional selectivity and frequency tuning of midbrain cells in the oyster toadfish, Opsanus tau.
Dendritic arbors and central projections of physiologically characterized auditory fibers from the saccule of the toadfish, Opsanus tau.
To our knowledge, Opsanus tau has never been cultured.
Our study has shown that full-life-cycle mariculture of Opsanus tau may be possible.
The toadfish, Opsanus tau, presents an excellent model for this study.
The oyster toadfish, Opsanus tau, is a valuable vertebrate model for biomedical research (2, 3), but little is known about its blood chemistry.
Chavin and Young (6) reported a mean glucose value for Opsanus tau of 30 mg/dl (n = 57) with a range of 58.
The oyster toadfish, Opsanus tau, is an important laboratory animal used in the study of diabetes, muscle physiology, sound reception, and equilibrium.
We sought to establish baseline values for two basic reflex behaviors and for ventilation rate in the toadfish, Opsanus tau, over a range of temperatures.
The toadfish, Opsanus tau, is an important research animal used in the study of diabetes, muscle physiology, sound reception, and equilibrium.
The toadfish, Opsanus tau, is a temperate marine fish that serves as a valuable model for biomedical experimentation.