Specimen Information

Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID33367
GroupFishes
GenusOsmerus
Speciesmordax
Common NameRainbow Smelt
StateID
CountyCassia
Localityseveral lakes in the Sawtooth Mountains (13 total)
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid Type 
HUC8 NameUpper Snake
HUC8 Number17040200
Map
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Collection Year1962
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1467
Author:Simpson, J.C.
Date:1962
Title:Fishes of Idaho: checklist and keys.
Pages:19 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:133
Author:Simpson, J., and R. Wallace.
Date:1978
Title:Fishes of Idaho.
Publisher:University of Idaho Press
Pages:237 pp
CommentsNo evidence of survival.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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