Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Native Transplant

12 results for Osmerus mordax (Rainbow Smelt)
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Specimen IDStateCountyLocalityYear HUC Number What's this? Drainage nameStatus
46331 WI Lake Superior1930 04020300 Lake Superiorestablished
46308 WI Lake Superior1968 04020300 Lake Superiorestablished
793630 WIAshland[No specific locality provided]2002 04020300 Lake Superiorestablished
793547 WIAshlandLake Superior at RM 01968 04020300 Lake Superiorestablished
793544 WIAshlandLake Superior at RM 01968 04020300 Lake Superiorestablished
793548 WIAshlandLake Superior at RM 01968 04020300 Lake Superiorestablished
157538 WIBayfieldApostle Islands National Lakeshore1999 04020300 Lake Superiorestablished
299967 WIBayfieldChequamegon Bay, Lake Superior1960 04020300 Lake Superiorestablished
793543 WIBayfieldLake Superior at RM 01968 04020300 Lake Superiorestablished
793534 WIBayfieldSioux River at RM 01964 04020300 Lake Superiorestablished
1649746 WIDouglas 2016 04020300 Lake Superiorestablished
1598164 WIDouglas[No locality description provided]2011 04020300 Lake Superiorestablished

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/5/2020].

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