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    Identification Suspect?
    Examined? Yes No


    Gafftopsail Catfish
    Bagre marinus
    Specimen Details

    Verbatim Donor Data

    Donor Family: None
    Donor Genus: Bagre
    Donor Species: marinus
    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: 24A | previous_number: Sta.5 | primary_remarks: ?
    Donor Collected Date: 1954.July.27-1954.July.30
    Donor Field Number: API54-5
    Donor Drainage: None
    Donor Country: USA
    Donor State: Texas
    Donor County: Harris Co.
    Donor Locality: Black Can #21, 6.5 miles down Houston Ship Channel(San Jacinto R.) from St.Jacinto Battlefield Mnt*.
    Donor Collecting Event Remarks: salinity: M | \remarks: *about 4 mi.east of Spilman's Island. API Survey sta.5.
    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 - July 30, 1954
    Collecting Event ID: 21944
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    Taxon: Bagre marinus
    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.
    Distance measured in nautical miles, which is equal to 7.48 land miles down the channel. The location was placed at the midpoint of the channel and the extent include the area between Hog and Spilmans Islands.
    Suspect Notes: None
    Number of Occurrence Records: 1


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    Ecoregion: Ecoregion object
    HUC Subbasin: Buffalo-San Jacinto
    HUC Subwatershed Name: Goose Creek-Frontal Galveston Bay
    HUC 12 Code: 120401040706
    Jurisdiction: Harris, Texas
    Description: Houston Ship Channel, off Hog and Spilmans Islands.
    Latitude/Longitude: 29.69408 N, -94.99339 W
    Error: 363.7 m


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