Specimen Information

Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1522424
GroupFishes
GenusOsmerus
Speciesmordax
Common NameRainbow Smelt
StateMN
LocalityLake Superior drainage
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameLake Superior
HUC8 Number04020300
Map
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Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaycanal | stocked for forage
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13443
Author:Hatch, J.T., and K. Schmidt
Date:2002
Title:Fishes of Minnesota: Distribution in 8 Major Drainage Basins
Pages:12
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/23/2019].

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