Specimen Information

Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID33778
GroupFishes
GenusOsmerus
Speciesmordax
Common NameRainbow Smelt
StateIL
CountyMadison
LocalityMississippi River at Venice boat ramp
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCahokia-Joachim
HUC8 Number07140101
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month3
Collection Year1987
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked escaped
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1358
Author:Burr, B.M., D.J. Eisenhour, K.M. Cook, C.A. Taylor, G.L. Seegert, R.W. Sauer, and E.R. Atwood
Date:1996
Title:Nonnative fishes in Illinois waters: what do the records reveal?
Journal:Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science
Volume:89
Issue:1/2
Pages:73-91
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalSouthern Illinois University-Carbondale
Museum Cat NumberSIUC 22803
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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