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    American Eel
    Anguilla rostrata
    Specimen Details

    Verbatim Donor Data

    Donor Family: None
    Donor Genus: Anguilla
    Donor Species: rostrata
    Donor Hybrid Species: None
    Donor Subspecies: None
    Donor Num Specimens: 1
    Donor Preparation: 1 alcohol; 0 skeleton: 0 clr&stained
    Donor Collector: T. Dolan - ANSP Dept. Limnology
    Donor Determiner: H.E.Winn, 1953
    Donor Specimen Notes: group_number: 31A | primary_remarks: Duplicate species removed for Dr.Marion Toole, Texas, Oct.8, 1954, M.Aldrich.
    Donor Collected Date: 1953.August.13-1953.August.16
    Donor Field Number: NEC53-1
    Donor Drainage: None
    Donor Country: USA
    Donor State: Texas
    Donor County: Orange/Jefferson Co.
    Donor Locality: Neches River, slough on right bank 1 1/2 mile above Beaumont Country Club.
    Donor Collecting Event Remarks: salinity: F | gear: hoopnet, rotenone | \remarks: Aug.13,15,16,1953. Neches River Survey sta.1.
    Donor Latitude: None
    Donor Longitude: None
    Donor Latitude DMS: ° ' ''
    Donor Longitude DMS: ° ' ''


    Thomas IV Dolan
    None Academy of Natural Science Philadelphia Department of Limnology

    Collecting Event

    Collected: Aug. 13, 1953 - Aug. 16, 1953
    Collecting Event ID: 22268
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    Taxon: Anguilla rostrata
    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.
    Assumed distance along the river and used distance from Country club.
    Suspect Notes: None
    Number of Occurrence Records: 1


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    Ecoregion: Ecoregion object
    HUC Subbasin: Lower Neches
    HUC Subwatershed Name: Bunns Canal-Neches River
    HUC 12 Code: 120200030405
    Jurisdiction: Orange, Texas
    Description: Neches River, 1.5 mi N Beaumont Country club.
    Latitude/Longitude: 30.14069 N, -94.10085 W
    Error: 904.5 m


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