Specimen Information

Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID30733
GroupFishes
GenusOsmerus
Speciesmordax
Common NameRainbow Smelt
StateCO
LocalityPlatte drainage, reservoirs
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMiddle South Platte-Cherry Creek
HUC8 Number10190003
Map
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Collection Year1978
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1690
Author:Propst, D.L., C.A. Carlson.
Date:1986
Title:The distribution and status of warmwater fishes in the Platte River drainage, Colorado.
Journal:The Southwestern Naturalist
Volume:31
Issue:2
Pages:149-167
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/18/2019].

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