Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Native Transplant

21 results for Osmerus mordax (Rainbow Smelt)
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Specimen IDStateCountyLocalityYear HUC Number What's this? Drainage nameStatus
27016 ARChicotMississippi River near Eudora1978 08030100 Lower Mississippi-Greenvilleestablished
30733 CO Platte drainage, reservoirs1978 10190003 Middle South Platte-Cherry Creekestablished
33694 IL state non-specific1978  established
266940 ILJacksonMississippi River, Grand Tower at the boat launch1978 07140105 Upper Mississippi-Cape Girardeauestablished
266957 ILMonroeMississippi River, northwest of Columbia1978 07140101 Cahokia-Joachimestablished
266942 ILRandolphMississippi River, south of Chester1978 07140105 Upper Mississippi-Cape Girardeauestablished
1635110 KSAtchisonMissouri River1978 10240011 Independence-Sugarunknown
613767 KSAtchisonMissouri River near Oak Mills, mile marker 411.51978 10240011 Independence-Sugarestablished
1635109 KSDoniphanMissouri River1978 10240005 Tarkio-Wolfunknown
613770 KSDoniphanMissouri River at Dike 501.6, ca 1000ft ESE jct Missouri River and Holt-Andrew Co. line1978 10240005 Tarkio-Wolfestablished
34726 KY Mississippi River, KY1978 08010100 Lower Mississippi-Memphisestablished
613766 MIMasonLake Michigan1978 04060200 Lake Michiganestablished
36098 MOAndrewMissouri River at dike 501.6, ca. 305 m east-southeast of junction of the Missouri River and Holt-Andrew County line, Andrew County1978 10240005 Tarkio-Wolfestablished
36101 MOPlatteMissouri River at mile 411.5 near Oak Mills, Atchison County, Kansas1978 10240011 Independence-Sugarestablished
638855 NHHillsboroughWillard Pond in Hillsboro County, near Antrim1978 01070003 Contoocookestablished
638856 NHHillsboroughWillard Pond in Hillsboro County, near Antrim1978 01070003 Contoocookestablished
613773 NYNiagaraFour Mile Creek @ confluence with Lake Ontario1978 04130001 Oak Orchard-Twelvemileestablished
266929 ONT Georgian Bay, near Parry Sound, Carling Twp., Parry Sound District,1978 04080300 Lake Huronestablished
42854 SDGregoryLake Francis Case, a Missouri River impoundment in south central SD1978 10140101 Fort Randall Reservoirestablished
42992 TN Mississippi River1978 08010100 Lower Mississippi-Memphisestablished
793575 WIDouglasSt Louis River at RM 31978 04010201 St. Louisestablished

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/6/2021].

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