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    Atlantic Moonfish
    Selene setapinnis
    Specimen Details

    Verbatim Donor Data

    Donor Family: Carangidae
    Donor Genus: Selene
    Donor Species: setapinnis
    Donor Hybrid Species: None
    Donor Subspecies: None
    Donor Num Specimens: 1
    Donor Preparation: alc: 1 | c&s: 0 | skel: 0
    Donor Collector: A. M. Landry, WFSC 689, MARB 485
    Donor Determiner: None
    Donor Specimen Notes: Internal Record Number (IRN): 691988
    Donor Collected Date: 2001.9.29-2001.9.29
    Donor Field Number: WFSC689-23-01
    Donor Drainage: None
    Donor Country: U.S.A.
    Donor State: Texas
    Donor County: Cameron
    Donor Locality: Sea / Gulf: Gulf of Mexico | Locality: Laguna Madre's Mexiquita Flats off Long Island, Port Isabel, terminus of East Garcia Street,*
    Donor Collecting Event Remarks: Depth (meters): 1.6 |
    Donor Latitude: None
    Donor Longitude: None
    Donor Latitude DMS: 26.07
    Donor Longitude DMS: -97.2


    A.M. Landry
    None WFSC 689
    None MARB 485

    Collecting Event

    Collected: Sept. 29, 2001
    Collecting Event ID: 13971
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    Taxon: Selene setapinnis
    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.
    Location of Mexiquita Flats found at: http://www.stxmaps.com/map/default.cfm?Box=3922070:1156146:3933270:1148346
    Suspect Notes: None
    Number of Occurrence Records: 1


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    Ecoregion: Ecoregion object
    HUC Subbasin: South Laguna Madre
    HUC Subwatershed Name: Bahia Grande-Brownsville Ship Channel
    HUC 12 Code: 121102080900
    Jurisdiction: Cameron, Texas
    Description: Mexiquita Flats, off Long Island, Laguna Madre
    Latitude/Longitude: 26.06012 N, -97.19752 W
    Error: 1368.2 m


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