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    Silky Shark
    Carcharhinus falciformis
    Specimen Details

    Verbatim Donor Data

    Donor Family: Carcharhinidae
    Donor Genus: Carcharhinus
    Donor Species: falciformis
    Donor Hybrid Species: None
    Donor Subspecies: None
    Donor Num Specimens: 1
    Donor Preparation: None
    Donor Collector: George H Burgess & Steve Wing
    Donor Determiner: George H Burgess/ca 1984
    Donor Specimen Notes: number_alch: 1 | number_CS: 0 | number_skel: 0 |
    Donor Collected Date: 19-Aug.1983
    Donor Field Number: OII39552
    Donor Drainage: Gulf of Mexico
    Donor Country: USA
    Donor State: Texas
    Donor County: None
    Donor Locality: SE of Corpus Christi Bay
    Donor Collecting Event Remarks: cont_ocean: Gulf of Mexico | lat_long_derived: GPS_loran | depth_end: 0 | depth_of_capture: 153 fm |
    Donor Latitude: 27,30,0,N
    Donor Longitude: 95,56,42,W
    Donor Latitude DMS: None
    Donor Longitude DMS: None


    George H. Burgess
    Steve Wing

    Collecting Event

    Collected: Aug. 19, 1983
    Collecting Event ID: 45388
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    Taxon: Carcharhinus falciformis
    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.
    Suspect Notes: None
    Number of Occurrence Records: 1


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