Specimen Information

Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID266957
GroupFishes
GenusOsmerus
Speciesmordax
Common NameRainbow Smelt
StateIL
CountyMonroe
LocalityMississippi River, northwest of Columbia
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCahokia-Joachim
HUC8 Number07140101
HUC10 NamePrairie du Pont Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0714010105
HUC12 NamePalmer Creek-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071401010507
Map
+
Collection Day24
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 Collected2


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/17/2020].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted. For queries involving fish, please contact Matthew Neilson. For queries involving invertebrates, contact Amy Benson.