Specimen Information

Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID242333
GroupFishes
GenusOsmerus
Speciesmordax
Common NameRainbow Smelt
StateME
CountyHancock
LocalityDuck Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Penobscot
HUC8 Number01020005
HUC10 NamePassadumkeag River
HUC10 Number0102000503
HUC12 NameNicatous Lake
HUC12 Number010200050305
Map
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Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16631
Author:Mercado-Silva, N., J.D. Olden, J.T. Maxted, T.R. Hrabik, and M.J. Vander Zanden
Date:2006
Title:Forecasting the spread of invasive Rainbow Smelt in the Laurentian Great Lakes region of North America.
Journal:Conservation Biology
Volume:20
Issue:6
Pages:1740-1749
Reference 2
Ref. Number:16880
Date:2007
Title:Maine's Public Educational Access to Environmental Information (PEARL) website.
Publisher:The University of Maine/Senator George J Mitchell Center for Environmental and Watershed Research.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/24/2019].

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