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Dusky Shark
Carcharhinus obscurus
Specimen Details

Verbatim Donor Data

Donor Family: None
Donor Genus: Carcharhinus
Donor Species: obscurus
Donor Hybrid Species: None
Donor Subspecies: None
Donor Num Specimens: 1
Donor Preparation: 70% EtOH
Donor Collector: Jagger, Robert
Donor Determiner: Jagger, R.
Donor Specimen Notes: Primary Remarks: Original catalog number from Strecker Museum: CF 00047 | AccID: 1726 | Cataloger/date: HLP/2007
Donor Collected Date: none
Donor Field Number: None
Donor Drainage: None
Donor Country: USA
Donor State: Texas
Donor County: Galveston
Donor Locality: SpecificLocality: Texas City
Donor Collecting Event Remarks: Locality Remarks: Collected at Gulf of Mexico, 1 mile south of Texas City, Galveston County, Texas; caught with seine, 8:00am
Donor Latitude: 29,23,33,N
Donor Longitude: 94,55,30,W
Donor Latitude DMS: None
Donor Longitude DMS: None


Robert Jagger

Collecting Event

Collected: Jan. 1, 1830 - Dec. 31, 2010
Collecting Event ID: 18681
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Collecting Event Field Notes

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Taxon: Carcharhinus obscurus
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.
Original georefernce taken from locality ID#17154
Suspect Notes: None
Number of Occurrence Records: 1


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Ecoregion: Ecoregion object
HUC Subbasin: West Galveston Bay
HUC Subwatershed Name: Dickinson Bayou
HUC 12 Code: 120402040200
Jurisdiction: Galveston, Texas
Description: Texas City
Latitude/Longitude: 29.39283 N, -94.91744 W
Error: 4197.2 m


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