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    Rio Grande Blue Sucker
    Cycleptus sp Rio Grande Blue Sucker
    Specimen Details

    Verbatim Donor Data

    Donor Family: None
    Donor Genus: Cycleptus
    Donor Species: elongatus
    Donor Hybrid Species: None
    Donor Subspecies: None
    Donor Num Specimens: 1
    Donor Preparation: None
    Donor Collector: S.P. PLATANIA, ET AL
    Donor Determiner: None
    Donor Specimen Notes: None
    Donor Collected Date: 1991.4.19
    Donor Field Number: None
    Donor Drainage: RIO GRANDE
    Donor Country: United States
    Donor State: Texas
    Donor County: Brewster
    Donor Locality: Rio Grande, Big Bend National Park, between 2.8 and 12.9 miles downstream of Castolon, between river miles 874.2 and 862.8.
    Donor Collecting Event Remarks: None
    Donor Latitude: None
    Donor Longitude: None
    Donor Latitude DMS: None
    Donor Longitude DMS: None


    Steven P. Platania

    Collecting Event

    Collected: April 19, 1991
    Collecting Event ID: 10933
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    Taxon: Cycleptus sp Rio Grande Blue Sucker
    Determiner: Agent object
    Staff Notes:
    All records of Cycleptus elongatus from the Rio Grande drainage have been changed to this undescribed species (Burr and Mayden 1999; Buth and Mayden 2001; Bessert 2006).
    ID complete
    Point is placed at midpoint of given range as measured by stream downstream of Castolon. Half of distance between range extents is added to the starting extent. Starting point is at Santa Elena Crossing and extent runs to Cottonwoon Campground.
    Suspect Notes: None
    Number of Occurrence Records: 1


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    Ecoregion: Ecoregion object
    HUC Subbasin: Big Bend
    HUC Subwatershed Name: Trap Spring-Rio Grande
    HUC 12 Code: 130402050107
    Jurisdiction: Manuel Benavides, Chihuahua
    Description: Rio Grande, between 2.8 to 12.9 miles downstream of Castolon
    Latitude/Longitude: 29.07000 N, -103.46071 W
    Error: 10071.3 m


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