Specimen Information

Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID34075
GroupFishes
GenusOsmerus
Speciesmordax
Common NameRainbow Smelt
StateIN
CountyJefferson
LocalityOhio River near Madison, in vicinity of the Clifty Creek Power Plant, River Mile 560
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSilver-Little Kentucky
HUC8 Number05140101
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month11
Collection Year1986
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:709
Author:Mayden, R.L., F.B. Cross, and O.T. Gorman
Date:1987
Title:Distributional history of the rainbow smelt, Osmerus mordax (Salmoniformes: Osmeridae), in the Mississippi River Basin.
Journal:Copeia
Volume:1987
Issue:4
Pages:1051-1054
Commentsfirst Ohio River specimen
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest RecordDrainage
DisposalOhio State Univ.
Museum Cat NumberOSU 68612
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size67 mm SL


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