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    Hardhead Catfish
    Ariopsis felis
    Specimen Details

    Verbatim Donor Data

    Donor Family: None
    Donor Genus: Ariopsis
    Donor Species: felis
    Donor Hybrid Species: None
    Donor Subspecies: None
    Donor Num Specimens: 1
    Donor Preparation: 1 alcohol; 0 skeleton: 0 clr&stained
    Donor Collector: PFO, TKO, RLT
    Donor Determiner: None
    Donor Specimen Notes: group_number: 24A | primary_remarks: PCER Serial No. NR03-2S3. Originally identified as Arius felis.
    Donor Collected Date: 2003.October.13-2003.October.13
    Donor Field Number: PCER-91-433-Sta-2-3192
    Donor Drainage: None
    Donor Country: USA
    Donor State: Texas
    Donor County: Orange
    Donor Locality: Neches River, ca. 1.7 nautical miles above the duPont outfall, between Light No. 54 and Light No. 51, upstream from Clark Island, included entire stream for 100 yds downstream from Light No. 54.; Beaumont
    Donor Collecting Event Remarks: salinity: F |
    Donor Latitude: None
    Donor Longitude: None
    Donor Latitude DMS: 30° 48' 0'' N
    Donor Longitude DMS: 94° 3' 0'' W


    Paul F. Overbeck
    T.K. O
    Roger L. Thomas

    Collecting Event

    Collected: Oct. 13, 2003
    Collecting Event ID: 16030
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    Taxon: Ariopsis felis
    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.
    Given coordinates did not fall within the Neches River near the Dupont plant. Could not find the DuPont Outfall or numbers of lights along the waterway. Georeferenced point midway between Clark Island and Harbor Island, used distance to Clark Island as
    Given coordinates not accurate or too imprecise.
    Suspect Notes: None
    Number of Occurrence Records: 1


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    Ecoregion: Ecoregion object
    HUC Subbasin: Lower Neches
    HUC Subwatershed Name: Union Canal-Neches River
    HUC 12 Code: 120200030406
    Jurisdiction: Jefferson, Texas
    Description: Neches River near upstream of Clark Island.
    Latitude/Longitude: 30.07021 N, -94.05209 W
    Error: 2909.7 m


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