Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Native Transplant

247 results for Osmerus mordax (Rainbow Smelt)
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Specimen IDStateCountyLocalityYear HUC Number What's this? Drainage nameStatus
46180 WI Lake Michigan1923 04060200 Lake Michiganestablished
46331 WI Lake Superior1930 04020300 Lake Superiorestablished
46308 WI Lake Superior1968 04020300 Lake Superiorestablished
166643 WI Mississippi River pool 8 near LaCrosse1993 07060001 Coon-Yellowestablished
46183 WI Namekagon drainage [upper ]1987 07030002 Namekagonestablished
46178 WI Upper Wisconsin drainage1987 07070001 Upper Wisconsinestablished
46341 WI state non-specific1968  established
46324 WI state non-specific1992  established
793629 WIAshland[No specific locality provided]2002 04010301 Beartrap-Nemadjiestablished
793630 WIAshland[No specific locality provided]2002 04020300 Lake Superiorestablished
793524 WIAshlandBad River at RM 01964 04010302 Bad-Montrealestablished
793544 WIAshlandLake Superior at RM 01968 04020300 Lake Superiorestablished
793548 WIAshlandLake Superior at RM 01968 04020300 Lake Superiorestablished
793547 WIAshlandLake Superior at RM 01968 04020300 Lake Superiorestablished
793562 WIAshlandLake Superior at RM 01975 04010301 Beartrap-Nemadjiestablished
793551 WIAshlandLake Superior at RM 116.41969 04010301 Beartrap-Nemadjiestablished
1424065 WIBarronBeaver Dam Lake1980 07050007 Red Cedarestablished
242365 WIBarronBeaver Dam Lake1980 07050007 Red Cedarestablished
793576 WIBarronBeaver Dam Lake at RM 01979 07050007 Red Cedarestablished
793578 WIBarronBeaver Dam Lake at RM 01980 07050007 Red Cedarestablished
157538 WIBayfieldApostle Islands National Lakeshore1999 04020300 Lake Superiorestablished
299967 WIBayfieldChequamegon Bay, Lake Superior1960 04020300 Lake Superiorestablished
1425551 WIBayfieldCisco Lake1983 04010302 Bad-Montrealestablished
242384 WIBayfieldCisco Lake1983 04010302 Bad-Montrealestablished
793584 WIBayfieldCisco Lake at RM 01983 04010302 Bad-Montrealestablished

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/30/2021].

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