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Alligator Gar
Atractosteus spatula
Specimen Details

Verbatim Donor Data

Donor Family: None
Donor Genus: Atractosteus
Donor Species: spatula
Donor Hybrid Species: None
Donor Subspecies: None
Donor Num Specimens: 2
Donor Preparation: 2 alcohol; 0 skeleton: 0 clr&stained
Donor Collector: ANSP Dept. Limnology
Donor Determiner: J.E.Bohlke, 1961
Donor Specimen Notes: group_number: 08D | storage: TM57 | primary_remarks: Identity of small specimen somewhat uncertain.
Donor Collected Date: 1960.December.12-1960.December.18
Donor Field Number: NEC60-4
Donor Drainage: None
Donor Country: USA
Donor State: Texas
Donor County: Orange Co.
Donor Locality: Neches River;lower Neches at Light #28,just upstream from Port Neches.
Donor Collecting Event Remarks: salinity: F | \remarks: ?
Donor Latitude: None
Donor Longitude: None
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None Academy of Natural Science Philadelphia Department of Limnology

Collecting Event

Collected: Dec. 12, 1960 - Dec. 18, 1960
Collecting Event ID: 22299
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Taxon: Atractosteus spatula
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.
Referenced midpoint of distance upstream of the boat ramp of Port Neches to dock at McFadden.
Suspect Notes: None
Number of Occurrence Records: 2


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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, midway between Port Neches and McFadden
Latitude/Longitude: 30.01004 N, -93.98757 W
Error: 3791.6 m


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