Specimen Information

Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID166643
GroupFishes
GenusOsmerus
Speciesmordax
Common NameRainbow Smelt
StateWI
LocalityMississippi River pool 8 near LaCrosse
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCoon-Yellow
HUC8 Number07060001
Map
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Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14920
Author:Irons, K.S., S.A. Delain, E. Gittinger, B.S. Ickes, C.S. Kolar, D. Ostendorf, E.N. Ratcliff, and A.J. Benson.
Date:2009
Title:Non-native fishes in the Upper Mississippi River System.
Publisher:US Geological Survey and US Army Corps of Engineers [Long Term Resources Monitoring Program (LTRMP)].
Issue:Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5176
Pages:1-131
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size48mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/30/2020].

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