Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Native Transplant

6 results for Osmerus mordax (Rainbow Smelt)
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Specimen IDStateCountyLocalityYear HUC Number What's this? Drainage nameStatus
33574 IL Lake Michigan1923 04060200 Lake Michiganestablished
33626 IL Lake Michigan1945 04060200 Lake Michiganestablished
33625 IL Lake Michigan1979 04060200 Lake Michiganestablished
33728 IL Lake Michigan1991 04060200 Lake Michiganestablished
1456468 ILCookLake Michigan, 12th Street and Lake Michigan1964 04060200 Lake Michiganestablished
613765 ILCookLake Michigan: Chicago; 11.8 mi. W of William E. Dever Crib Lt., 14.3 mi. E of shore (beach)1983 04060200 Lake Michiganestablished

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/10/2020].

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