Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Native Transplant

9 results for Osmerus mordax (Rainbow Smelt)
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Specimen IDStateCountyLocalityYear HUC Number What's this? Drainage nameStatus
35459 MI Lake Michigan1912 04190000 Lake Michiganestablished
35373 MI Lake Michigan1923 04190000 Lake Michiganestablished
35383 MI Lake Michigan, northern1906 04190000 Lake Michiganestablished
613769 MIAlleganLake Michigan 0.5 mi. W of Saugatuck.1968 04190000 Lake Michiganestablished
613768 MIAlleganLake Michigan 3.5 mi. W of Saugatuck.1968 04190000 Lake Michiganestablished
1651222 MIAlleganSaugatuck2015 04190000 Lake Michiganestablished
613795 MIBerrienLake Erie east of Perry Twp. Park1996 04190000 Lake Michiganestablished
613766 MIMasonLake Michigan1978 04190000 Lake Michiganestablished
1649751 MISchoolcraft 2017 04190000 Lake Michiganestablished

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/9/2022].

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