Specimen Information

Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID242386
GroupFishes
GenusOsmerus
Speciesmordax
Common NameRainbow Smelt
StateWI
CountyVilas
LocalityLittle Bass Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Wisconsin
HUC8 Number07070001
HUC10 NameGillmore Creek-Big St. Germain River
HUC10 Number0707000105
HUC12 NameLost Creek-Big St. Germain Lake
HUC12 Number070700010501
Map
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Collection Year1967
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17204
Author:Mercado-Silva, N., G.G. Sass, B.M. Roth, S. Gilbert, and M.J. Vander Zanden
Date:2007
Title:Impact of Rainbow Smelt (Osmerus mordax) invasion on walleye (Sander vitreus) recruitment in Wisconsin Lakes.
Journal:Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Volume:64
Pages:1543-1550
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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