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    Smalltail Shark
    Carcharhinus porosus
    Specimen Details

    Verbatim Donor Data

    Donor Family: None
    Donor Genus: Carcharhinus
    Donor Species: porosus
    Donor Hybrid Species: None
    Donor Subspecies: None
    Donor Num Specimens: None
    Donor Preparation: None
    Donor Collector: J. Baughman
    Donor Determiner: None
    Donor Specimen Notes: None
    Donor Collected Date: none
    Donor Field Number: None
    Donor Drainage: None
    Donor Country: United States
    Donor State: Texas
    Donor County: None
    Donor Locality: Texas: Galveston
    Donor Collecting Event Remarks: None
    Donor Latitude: None
    Donor Longitude: None
    Donor Latitude DMS: None
    Donor Longitude DMS: None


    J.L. Baughman

    Collecting Event

    Collected: Jan. 1, 1932 - Dec. 31, 1954
    Collecting Event ID: 58
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    Collecting Event Field Notes

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    Taxon: Carcharhinus porosus
    Determiner: Agent object
    Staff Notes:
    Teeth serrated in upper jaw. Origin of 2nd dorsal about over midpoint of anal fin base.
    Specimen examined and identified.
    Point is placed on gulf-side coast of Galveston, as opposed to bay-side, to reflect greater probability of obligate marine species presence.
    Replaced original georeference by moving point to coast of town. Species data reflects presence of obligate marine species, therefore, assuming to be found in water as opposed to city center.
    Suspect Notes: None
    Number of Occurrence Records: No data


    Locality Photos
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    Ecoregion: Gulf Coast Prairies & Marshes
    HUC Subbasin:
    HUC Name: No Info Available
    HUC Code: No Info Available
    Jurisdiction: Galveston, Texas
    Description: Galveston, gulf-side coast
    Latitude/Longitude: 29.20821 N, -94.91918 W
    Error: 23348.4 m


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