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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: John Cairns, Jr. - ANSP Dept. Limnology
Donor Determiner: R.Bailey & R.Kuehne, 1954
Donor Specimen Notes: group_number: 58I | previous_number: Sta.34 | primary_remarks: ?
Donor Collected Date: 1954.July.27-1954.July.27
Donor Field Number: API54-34
Donor Drainage: None
Donor Country: USA
Donor State: Texas
Donor County: Brazoria Co.
Donor Locality: Near mouth of Mustang Bayou (north side of Chocolate Bay.)
Donor Collecting Event Remarks: salinity: M | \remarks: API Survey, sta.34.
Donor Latitude: None
Donor Longitude: None
Donor Latitude DMS: ° ' ''
Donor Longitude DMS: ° ' ''


John Cairns
None Academy of Natural Science Philadelphia Department of Limnology

Collecting Event

Collected: July 27, 1954
Collecting Event ID: 21863
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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.
Extent runs halfway to mouth of Persimmon Bayou.
Suspect Notes: None
Number of Occurrence Records: 1


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Ecoregion: Ecoregion object
HUC Subbasin: West Galveston Bay
HUC Subwatershed Name: Mustang Bayou
HUC 12 Code: 120402040400
Jurisdiction: Brazoria, Texas
Description: Near mouth of Mustang Bayou
Latitude/Longitude: 29.24786 N, -95.18104 W
Error: 1944.1 m


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