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    Identification Suspect?
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    Gray Triggerfish
    Balistes capriscus
    Specimen Details

    Verbatim Donor Data

    Donor Family: None
    Donor Genus: Balistes
    Donor Species: capriscus
    Donor Hybrid Species: None
    Donor Subspecies: None
    Donor Num Specimens: 2
    Donor Preparation: 0 alcohol; 0 skeleton: 2 clr&stained
    Donor Collector: OREGON sta. 1704
    Donor Determiner: G.W.Mead, 1954
    Donor Specimen Notes: group_number: 87C | size: 38,46 mm SL | primary_remarks: ?
    Donor Collected Date: 1957.February.12-1957.February.12
    Donor Field Number: ORE-1704
    Donor Drainage: None
    Donor Country: USA
    Donor State: Texas
    Donor County: None
    Donor Locality: Northern Gulf of Mexico, off Texas.
    Donor Collecting Event Remarks: salinity: M | depth: 23 fms | gear: 8-ft scallop dredge |
    Donor Latitude: None
    Donor Longitude: None
    Donor Latitude DMS: 30° 2' '' N
    Donor Longitude DMS: 86° 13' '' W


    None Research vessel Oregon personnel

    Collecting Event

    Collected: Feb. 12, 1957
    Collecting Event ID: 31788
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    Taxon: Balistes capriscus
    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.
    Suspect Notes: None
    Number of Occurrence Records: 2


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