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Specimen Record

ContinentNorth America
LocalityGulf Of Mexico; 130 Mi S Port Isabel, Texas
Latitude24.18
Longitude-97.22
Institution CodeTcwc
Collection CodeIchthyology
Catalog Number6895.01
Collected ByFreeze, O.
Date Collected1953-06-29

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The Biodiversity Research and Teaching Collections (formerly the Texas Cooperative Wildlife Collection - TCWC), is the natural history collection maintained by the Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M University in College Station Texas.

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Taxonomy
Scientific NameRhincodon typus
Higher ClassficationAnimalia | Chordata | Chondrichthyes | Orectolobiformes | Rhincodontidae | Rhincodon
KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassElasmobranchii
OrderOrectolobiformes
FamilyRhincodontidae
GenusRhincodon
Specific Epithettypus
Taxon Rankspecies
Nomenclatural CodeICZN
Specimen
Identified ByJ.P. Breuer/1953
Catalog Number6895.01
Preparations70% alcohol
Individual Count1
Institution CodeTCWC
Collection CodeIchthyology
Occurrence IDurn:catalog:TCWC:Ichthyology:6895.01
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Collected ByFreeze, O.
Field Number53-01-JPB
Date Collected1953-06-29
Verbatim Date Collected06/29/1953
Year1953
Month6
Day29
Start Day of Year180
End Day of Year180
Sampling ProtocolShrimp Trawl
Collection RemarksType cabinet, only known specimen of whale shark embryo and egg case; Specimen CT scanned for oVert.
Locality
Higher Geography| | | | | Gulf of Mexico | |
ContinentNorth America
Water BodyGulf of Mexico
LocalityGulf of Mexico; 130 mi S Port Isabel, Texas
Verbatim LocalityGulf of Mexico | Gulf of Mexico; 130 mi S Port Isabel, Texas
Decimal Latitude24.18
Decimal Longitude-97.22
Verbatim Latitude24.18
Verbatim Longitude-97.22
Maximum Depth in Meters57
Minimum Depth in Meters0
Geodetic Datumnot recorded (forced WGS84)
Georeference RemarksGoogle Earth locality used for coordinates
Other
Languageen
Modified2019-06-26
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dwc:establishmentMeansnative
dcterms:bibliographicCitationurn:catalog:TCWC:Ichthyology:6895.01. http://ipt.vertnet.org:8080/ipt/resource?r=tcwc_verts.
dwc:collectionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:35200
dwc:verbatimDepth0000-0056.7 m
dwc:occurrenceStatuspresent
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusrequires verification
dcterms:accessRightshttp://vertnet.org/resources/norms.html
dwc:organismQuantity1
dcterms:licenseCC0
dwc:organismQuantityTypeindividuals
dwc:institutionIDurn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34844
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