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  • Ichthyology 36960 MCZ Ichthyology
  • Pristis pectinata
  • whole animal (70% ethanol); dissected part (70% ethanol); whole animal (70% ethanol) sample
  • Galveston
  • Atlantic Ocean: Atlantic, Western Central: Gulf of Mexico: United States: Texas
  • [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2100-01-01)
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Pristis pectinata Latham, 1794
Animalia Chordata Craniata Batomorphi Gnathostomata Chondrichthys Euselachii Pristiformes Pristidae Pristis pectinata
Atlantic prickly skate; Comb shark; Common sawfish; Largetooth sawfish; Sawfish; Small-tooth common sawfish; Smalltooth; Smooth-tooth sawfish; Tarry skate; Wide sawfish; smalltooth sawfish; thorny skate
Identified by Annmarie Fearing, Kelcee L. Smith on 2017-08-07
Nature of ID: expert ID
Pristis pectinata Latham, 1794
Animalia Chordata Craniata Batomorphi Gnathostomata Chondrichthys Euselachii Pristiformes Pristidae Pristis pectinata
Atlantic prickly skate; Comb shark; Common sawfish; Largetooth sawfish; Sawfish; Small-tooth common sawfish; Smalltooth; Smooth-tooth sawfish; Tarry skate; Wide sawfish; smalltooth sawfish; thorny skate
Identified by Ledger
Nature of ID: migration
Remarks: [MUSE DETERMINER: Ledger/1993]
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Atlantic Ocean
Country: United States
State/Province: Texas
Specific Locality: Galveston
General Habitat: [SALINITY: F]
Collecting Source: wild caught
Coordinates: 29.287905° -94.813563° (Datum: WGS 1984)
Adam Cohen; 2009-05-04; Source: Fishes of Texas Project
Coordinate Remarks: Georeferenced for Galveston
Collecting Date: [no verbatim date data] (1700-01-01 - 2100-01-01)
Ich. Field Number: BLB:GALVESTON
Collectors
John L. Baughman
Identifiers
field number: BLB:GALVESTON
group number: 35
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
dissected part (70% ethanol) fair in collection 1 in general collection
whole animal (70% ethanol) good in collection 6
whole animal (70% ethanol) subsample good on loan 1
Attributes
total length: 970-1030 mm ,
  [no agent data], 2010-03-19, muse migration
age class: adult
  [no agent data]
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MCZ Ichthyology Fish 031601-037540, pg.216

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MCZ Ichthyology Fish 031601-037540, pg.216