Specimen Information

Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID266940
GroupFishes
GenusOsmerus
Speciesmordax
Common NameRainbow Smelt
StateIL
CountyJackson
LocalityMississippi River, Grand Tower at the boat launch
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Mississippi-Cape Girardeau
HUC8 Number07140105
HUC10 NameCinque Hommes Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0714010503
HUC12 NameGrand Tower Island-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071401050310
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month12
Collection Year1978
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1405
Author:Burr, B.M., and R.L. Mayden
Date:1980
Title:Dispersal of rainbow smelt, Osmerus mordax, into the upper Mississippi River (Pisces:Osmeridae).
Journal:American Midland Naturalist
Volume:104
Issue:1
Pages:198-201
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalSouthern Illinois University
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected57


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