Specimen Information

Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID33731
GroupFishes
GenusOsmerus
Speciesmordax
Common NameRainbow Smelt
StateIL
LocalityOhio River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Ohio-Bay
HUC8 Number05140203
Map
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Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaycanal
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:708
Author:Burr, B.M.
Date:1991
Title:The fishes of Illinois: An overview of a dynamic fauna.
Journal:Illinois Natural History Survey Bulletin
Volume:34
Issue:4
Pages:417-427
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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