Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Native Transplant

40 results for Osmerus mordax (Rainbow Smelt)
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Specimen IDStateCountyLocalityYear HUC Number What's this? Drainage nameStatus
35877 MN Lake Superior1968 04180000 Lake Superiorestablished
35640 MN Lake Superior1985 04180000 Lake Superiorestablished
35682 MN Lake Superior and tributaries1946 04180000 Lake Superiorestablished
35684 MN Lake Superior and tributaries1982 04180000 Lake Superiorestablished
1522424 MN Lake Superior drainage2001 04180000 Lake Superiorestablished
1522406 MN Mississippi River, lower portion in MN2001 07040003 Buffalo-Whitewaterestablished
35707 MN MN north shore of Lake Superior1945 04180000 Lake Superiorestablished
35921 MN Rainy River drainage1997 09030000 Rainyestablished
1522411 MN Rainy River drainage2001 09030000 Rainyestablished
35912 MN St. Croix (HUC6) non-specific1997 07030000 St. Croixestablished
1522442 MN St. Croix (HUC6) non-specific2001 07030000 St. Croixestablished
1522443 MN St. Croix (HUC6) non-specific2001 07030000 St. Croixestablished
35938 MN Mississippi River drainage, lower part of1997 07040003 Buffalo-Whitewaterestablished
35926 MN state non-specific1997  established
1522484 MNCassMississippi Headwaters [Upper Mississippi Drainage Within Minnesota]2001  established
158075 MNCookGrand Portage National Monument1999 04010101 Baptism-Bruleestablished
35790 MNCookHungry Jack Lake1974 04010101 Baptism-Bruleestablished
35954 MNCookLake Saganaga, Jock's Narrows1989 09030001 Rainy Headwatersestablished
35788 MNCookMusquash Lake1974 04010101 Baptism-Bruleestablished
1651162 MNCookSaganaga Lake1989 09030001 Rainy Headwatersestablished
35789 MNCookWest Bearskin1974 04010101 Baptism-Bruleestablished
536170 MNHoustonLong Term Resource Monitoring Project site M4.RS1993 07060001 Coon-Yellowestablished
158847 MNKoochichingnear Island View2001 09030003 Rainy Lakeestablished
158848 MNKoochichingnear Tom Cod Bay2001 09030001 Rainy Headwatersestablished
1658429 MNLakeMn, Lake County, derived from map in original source2016 04010102 Beaver-Lesterestablished

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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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