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Dusky Shark
Carcharhinus obscurus
Specimen Details

Verbatim Donor Data

Donor Family: Carcharhinidae
Donor Genus: Carcharhinus
Donor Species: obscurus
Donor Hybrid Species: None
Donor Subspecies: None
Donor Num Specimens: 1
Donor Preparation: None
Donor Collector: Hildebrand,
Donor Determiner: None
Donor Specimen Notes: MinSL: 0|MaxSL: 0|Questionable: No|Current: Yes|Cataloger/Year: JR|Primary Remarks: Jaws only. Found in 18 A, March 2001, JR.|
Donor Collected Date: 1951.3.9-1951.3.9
Donor Field Number: Z27422
Donor Drainage: None
Donor Country: None
Donor State: None
Donor County: None
Donor Locality: Approximately 100 mi. S. of Rio Grande
Donor Collecting Event Remarks: Depth: 32 fms|Gear: Shrimp trawl|Collecting Event Remarks: Captain Geo. Hamilton|
Donor Latitude: None
Donor Longitude: None
Donor Latitude DMS: None
Donor Longitude DMS: None


Henry H. Hildebrand

Collecting Event

Collected: March 9, 1951
Collecting Event ID: 39299
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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.
Marine/not in Texas waters
Suspect Notes: None
Number of Occurrence Records: 1


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