Specimen Information

Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1456468
GroupFishes
GenusOsmerus
Speciesmordax
Common NameRainbow Smelt
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityLake Michigan, 12th Street and Lake Michigan
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLake Michigan
HUC8 Number04060200
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month4
Collection Year1964
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Record TypeSpecimen
Museum Cat NumberField Museum of Natural History, Catalog number:100304
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/8/2019].

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