Specimen Information

Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID30897
GroupFishes
GenusOsmerus
Speciesmordax
Common NameRainbow Smelt
StateCT
CountyTolland
LocalityCrystal Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameShetucket
HUC8 Number01100002
HUC10 NameWillimantic River
HUC10 Number0110000201
HUC12 NameEdson Brook
HUC12 Number011000020101
Map
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Collection Year1930
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:35
Author:Webster, D.A.
Date:1941
Title:The life histories of some Connecticut fishes.
Publisher:State Geological and Natural History Survey of Connecticut, Department of Environmental Protection
Pages:122-227
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/23/2019].

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