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    Atlantic Needlefish
    Strongylura marina
    Specimen Details

    Verbatim Donor Data

    Donor Family: Belonidae
    Donor Genus: Strongylura
    Donor Species: marina
    Donor Hybrid Species: None
    Donor Subspecies: None
    Donor Num Specimens: 1
    Donor Preparation: fluid
    Donor Collector: Robinson, M.C.
    Donor Determiner: Bridges, G.E.
    Donor Specimen Notes: PreparationType: fluid
    Donor Collected Date: 1970-06
    Donor Field Number: None
    Donor Drainage: None
    Donor Country: United States
    Donor State: Texas
    Donor County: Aransas Co.
    Donor Locality: Aransas Bay off Shell Point about 20 air km NE of Rockport
    Donor Collecting Event Remarks: None
    Donor Latitude: None
    Donor Longitude: None
    Donor Latitude DMS: -97.083
    Donor Longitude DMS: 28.467


    M.C. Robinson

    Collecting Event

    Collected: June 1, 1970 - June 30, 1970
    Collecting Event ID: 20474
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    Taxon: Strongylura marina
    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.
    The coordinates given with original locality information do not lie within Aransas Bay. It is unclear which Shell Point the information given is referring to. Neither lie within Aransas Bay. Assumed to mean Shell Reef, which lies 8 km NE of Rockport.
    Suspect Notes: None
    Number of Occurrence Records: 1


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    Ecoregion: Gulf Coast Prairies & Marshes
    HUC Subbasin: Aransas Bay
    HUC Subwatershed Name: Aransas Bay
    HUC 12 Code: 121004050400
    Jurisdiction: Aransas, Texas
    Description: Shell Reef
    Latitude/Longitude: 28.07843 N, -96.99533 W
    Error: 848.7 m


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