Specimen Information

Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID266942
GroupFishes
GenusOsmerus
Speciesmordax
Common NameRainbow Smelt
StateIL
CountyRandolph
LocalityMississippi River, south of Chester
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Mississippi-Cape Girardeau
HUC8 Number07140105
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 Collected55


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