Specimen Information

Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID34071
GroupFishes
GenusOsmerus
Speciesmordax
Common NameRainbow Smelt
StateIN
LocalityLake Michigan and its immediate tributaries
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid Type 
HUC8 NameLake Michigan
HUC8 Number04190000
Map
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Collection Year1968
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:38
Author:Nelson, J.S., and S.D. Gerking.
Date:1968
Title:Annotated Key to the Fishes of Indiana. Project Number 342-303-815.
Publisher:Department of Zoology, Indiana State University Bloomington, IN Indiana Aquatic Research Unit.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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