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    Identification Suspect?
    Examined? Yes No
    Yes
    Pending
    No
    Memo: We are suspicious of this geographic outlier. Karsten Hartel and Andrew Williston at Harvard researched this record for us. The ID is certain, but they could find no verification of the locality other than what is shown in the museum's database.

    MCZ49746

    Bowfin
    Amia calva
    Specimen Details

    Verbatim Donor Data

    Donor Family: None
    Donor Genus: Amia
    Donor Species: calva
    Donor Hybrid Species: None
    Donor Subspecies: None
    Donor Num Specimens: 0
    Donor Preparation: None
    Donor Collector: Heiman, Gary
    Donor Determiner: None
    Donor Specimen Notes: None
    Donor Collected Date: none
    Donor Field Number: None
    Donor Drainage: Rio Grande
    Donor Country: United States
    Donor State: Texas
    Donor County: Unknown
    Donor Locality: Rio Grande River near Brownsville.
    Donor Collecting Event Remarks: None
    Donor Latitude: None
    Donor Longitude: None
    Donor Latitude DMS: None
    Donor Longitude DMS: None
    1

    Collector(s)

    Gary Heiman

    Collecting Event

    Collected: Jan. 1, 1830 - Dec. 31, 1991
    Collecting Event ID: 114
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    Collecting Event Field Notes

    There are no field notes available yet.

    Determination

    Taxon: Amia calva
    Determiner: Agent object
    Staff Notes:
    As per e-mail from Andrew Williston and Karsten Hartel (received Feb18,2010); \"630-640 mm TL, ID Confirmed by KEH&ADW.... The two lots of bowfin in question (49747 & 49746) are unquestionably Amia calva (KEH&ADW examination). No documentation was found to validate or invalidate the locality\"
    Specimen examined and identified.
    high
    Extent runs halfway to coast.
    None
    None
    Suspect Notes: We are suspicious of this geographic outlier. Karsten Hartel and Andrew Williston at Harvard researched this record for us. The ID is certain, but they could find no verification of the locality other than what is shown in the museum's database.
    Number of Occurrence Records: No data

    Locality

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    Ecoregion: Ecoregion object
    HUC Subbasin: Lower Rio Grande
    HUC Subwatershed Name: Loyd Bend-Rio Grande
    HUC 12 Code: 130900020403
    Jurisdiction: Cameron, Texas
    Description: Rio Grande near Brownsville
    Latitude/Longitude: 25.88816 N, -97.52280 W
    Error: 19365.2 m

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