Specimen Information

Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1402455
GroupFishes
GenusOsmerus
Speciesmordax
Common NameRainbow Smelt
StateOH
CountyLorain
LocalityLAKE ERIE, AT SANDUSKY BAY
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBlack-Rocky
HUC8 Number04110001
HUC10 NameBlack River-Frontal Lake Erie
HUC10 Number0411000106
HUC12 NameFrench Creek
HUC12 Number041100010601
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month9
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29898
Author:Bowen, A.
Date:2017
Title:Invasive species monitoring in the Lake Erie and Lake Huron, 2013-2016.
Publisher:U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected7


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/25/2019].

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