Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Native Transplant

23 results for Osmerus mordax (Rainbow Smelt)
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Specimen IDStateCountyLocalityYear HUC Number What's this? Drainage nameStatus
33107 IAHarrisonMissouri River, Harrison County, Missouri River, IA1987 10230001 Blackbird-Soldierestablished
33695 IL Illinois River near upper Peoria Lake1987 07130001 Lower Illinois-Senachwine Lakeestablished
33776 ILJacksonMississippi River at Grand Tower aerial pipeline crossing1987 07140105 Upper Mississippi-Cape Girardeauestablished
33778 ILMadisonMississippi River at Venice boat ramp1987 07140101 Cahokia-Joachimestablished
33779 ILRandolphMississippi River at Chester Boat ramp1987 07140105 Upper Mississippi-Cape Girardeauestablished
34283 KSLeavenworthMissouri River near Leavenworth, KS1987 10240011 Independence-Sugarestablished
266628 MIWayneDetroit River, near western Grosse Isle pay bridge1987 04090004 Detroitcollected
35986 MO Missouri River at Lower Missouri-Blackwater section1987 10300102 Lower Missouri-Moreauestablished
36097 MOBooneMissouri River near Easley, Boone County, MO1987 10300102 Lower Missouri-Moreauestablished
36094 MOBuchanannear St. Joseph, lower Missouri River, MO1987 10240011 Independence-Sugarestablished
36096 MOHowardnear Glasgow, Missouri River, MO1987 10300102 Lower Missouri-Moreauestablished
288586 MTValleyFort Peck Dredge Cuts1987 10060001 Prairie Elk-Wolfestablished
288603 MTValleyNelson Dredge.1987 10060001 Prairie Elk-Wolfestablished
37297 NDMercerLake Sakakawea (created by Garrison Dam)1987 10110101 Lake Sakakaweaestablished
37546 NE Missouri River1987 10230006 Big Papillion-Mosquitoestablished
557924 PAEriePresque Isle Bay1987 04120200 Lake Erieestablished
557921 PAEriePresque Isle Bay1987 04120200 Lake Erieestablished
557922 PAEriePresque Isle Bay1987 04120200 Lake Erieestablished
557923 PAEriePresque Isle Bay1987 04120200 Lake Erieestablished
46183 WI Namekagon drainage [upper ]1987 07030002 Namekagonestablished
46178 WI Upper Wisconsin drainage1987 07070001 Upper Wisconsinestablished
793590 WIDouglasSt Louis River at RM 5.71987 04010201 St. Louisestablished
793589 WIMilwaukee[No specific locality provided]1987 04060200 Lake Michiganestablished

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/6/2020].

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