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Chocolatebanded Tonguefish
Symphurus billykrietei

Verbatim Donor Data

Donor Family:  
Donor Genus: Symphurus
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Donor Num Specimens: 20
Donor Preparation:  
Donor Collector: J.L. Van Tassell, D.R. Robertson, F.L. Pezold, L. Tornabene, L. George, D. Boseto, A. Leiva & R. Schmidt
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Donor Specimen Notes:  
Donor Collected Date: 2007.10.14
Donor Field Number: JVT-07-784
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Donor Country: USA
Donor State: Texas
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Donor Locality: southend of bridge , Route 181 to Portland
Donor Collecting Event Remarks:  
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Donor Longitude:  
Donor Latitude DMS: 27.85222
Donor Longitude DMS: 97.35923
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Record Basis and Source

Institution Type: Museum
Source Type: Specimens


Van Tassell, J.L.; Robertson, D.R.; Pezold, Frank L.; Tornabene, L.; George, L.; Boseto, D.; Leiva, A.; Schmidt, R.
R. Schmidt
Frank L. Pezold
D. Boseto
A. Leiva
D.R. Robertson
J.L. Van Tassell
L. Tornabene
L. George

Collecting Event

Collected: Oct. 14, 2007
Collecting Event ID: 15398
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Collecting Event Field Notes

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Taxon: Symphurus billykrietei
Determiner: Unknown
Staff Notes:
ID complete | ID based on morphological and meristic characters, but specimens lack dark band along the bases of fin rays; no pigment spot on base of caudal fin and some individuals had 10 or 11 caudal rays

Suspect Notes: added as bulk process; species not known from study area
Captive: no
Number of Specimens: 20


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Ecoregion: Ecoregion object
HUC Subbasin: North Corpus Christi Bay
HUC Subwatershed Name: Nueces Bay
HUC 12 Code: 121102010004
Jurisdiction: San Patricio, Texas
Description: Nueces Bay/Corpus Christi Bay, off US 181 bridge
Latitude/Longitude: 27.85180 N, -97.35915 W
Error: 57.7 m


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