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Atlantic Spadefish
Chaetodipterus faber
Specimen Details

Verbatim Donor Data

Donor Family: None
Donor Genus: Chaetodipterus
Donor Species: faber
Donor Hybrid Species: None
Donor Subspecies: None
Donor Num Specimens: 1
Donor Preparation: 1 alcohol; 0 skeleton: 0 clr&stained
Donor Collector: Overbeck, Paul, Roger Thomas, DB & LN
Donor Determiner: None
Donor Specimen Notes: group_number: 58I | primary_remarks: PCER Serial No. NR96-3OT6.
Donor Collected Date: 1996.October.26-1996.October.26
Donor Field Number: PCER-91-434-Sta-3-3902
Donor Drainage: None
Donor Country: USA
Donor State: Texas
Donor County: Jefferson
Donor Locality: Neches River, ca. 1.2 nautical miles below duPont outfall, just upstream from Light No. 40 in McFadden Bend Cutoff, included enture stream for 100 yds upstream from Light No. 40; ca. 1 mi. NW Smith Bluff
Donor Collecting Event Remarks: salinity: F |
Donor Latitude: None
Donor Longitude: None
Donor Latitude DMS: 30° 6' 0'' N
Donor Longitude DMS: 94° 0' 0'' W


Paul F. Overbeck
Roger Thomas
D. B
L. N

Collecting Event

Collected: Oct. 26, 1996
Collecting Event ID: 11765
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Taxon: Chaetodipterus faber
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 on McFadden Bend Cutoff at the midpoint of the Dupont operations and used distan
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: Grays Bayou-Neches River
HUC 12 Code: 120200030407
Jurisdiction: Jefferson, Texas
Description: Neches River, McFadden Cutoff at DuPont plant.
Latitude/Longitude: 30.02161 N, -94.02760 W
Error: 2993.4 m


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