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Alligator Gar
Atractosteus spatula
Specimen Details

Verbatim Donor Data

Donor Family: None
Donor Genus: Atractosteus
Donor Species: spatula
Donor Hybrid Species: None
Donor Subspecies: None
Donor Num Specimens: 1
Donor Preparation: 1 alcohol; 0 skeleton: 0 clr&stained
Donor Collector: J. J. Loos, et al., ANSP Dept. Limnology
Donor Determiner: N.R.Foster, 1970
Donor Specimen Notes: group_number: 08D | storage: TM57 |
Donor Collected Date: 1969.July.28-1969.August.8
Donor Field Number: SAB69-4
Donor Drainage: None
Donor Country: USA
Donor State: Texas/Louisiana
Donor County: Orange Co/Cameron Ps
Donor Locality: Sabine River just above Sabine Island, ca. 1.5 mi S of mouth of Cow Bayou.
Donor Collecting Event Remarks: salinity: B | \remarks: Sabine sta.4.
Donor Latitude: None
Donor Longitude: None
Donor Latitude DMS: ° ' ''
Donor Longitude DMS: ° ' ''


J.J. Loos
None Academy of Natural Science Philadelphia Limnology Department

Collecting Event

Collected: July 28, 1969 - Aug. 8, 1969
Collecting Event ID: 22333
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Collecting Event Field Notes

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Taxon: Atractosteus spatula
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.
Measured by stream. Extent covers halfway back to mouth of Cow Bayou
Could not find \"Sabine Island\". Maybe referring to Shell Island. Used measuremnt instead.
Suspect Notes: None
Number of Occurrence Records: 1


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Ecoregion: Ecoregion object
HUC Subbasin: Lower Sabine
HUC Subwatershed Name: Black Bayou-Sabine River
HUC 12 Code: 120100051100
Jurisdiction: Cameron, Louisiana
Description: Sabine River, 1.5 miles S of mouth of Cow Bayou
Latitude/Longitude: 30.00030 N, -93.76971 W
Error: 1219.9 m


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