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tau, Gadus Linnaeus [C.] (ex Garden) 1766:439 [Systema naturae sive regna tria naturae v. 1 (pt 1); ref. 2786] Carolina [South Carolina, U.S.A.]. Syntypes: LS 119 (left half-skin), 120 [Garden no. 16] (right half-skin). Type catalog: Goode & Bean 1885:195 [ref. 1841], Wheeler 1985:39 [ref. 20705]. Based on manuscript description by A. Garden [South Carolina]. •Valid as Opsanus tau (Linnaeus 1766) -- (Robins & Ray 1986:85 [ref. 23100], Murdy et al. 1997:106 [ref. 23144], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:171 [ref. 24550], Scott & Crossman 1998:viii [ref. 24570], Collette 2001:3 [ref. 25398], Collette in Collette & Klein-MacPhee 2002:262 [ref. 26158], Collette 2003:1038 [ref. 26981], Nelson et al. 2004:95 [ref. 27807], Greenfield et al. 2008:676 [ref. 30046], Page et al. 2013:96 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Opsanus tau (Linnaeus 1766). Batrachoididae: Batrachoidinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.