Specimen Information

Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID34538
GroupFishes
GenusOsmerus
Speciesmordax
Common NameRainbow Smelt
StateKY
CountyCarlisle
LocalityMississippi River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Mississippi-Memphis
HUC8 Number08010100
Map
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Collection Year1986
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:82
Author:Burr, B.M., and M.L. Warren, Jr.
Date:1986
Title:A distributional atlas of Kentucky fishes. Scientific and Technical Series No. 4.
Publisher:Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission
Pages:398 pp
CommentsProbably dispersal from Lake Michigan via the Illinois River or from stockings in the upper Missouri River
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalSIUC (So. IL Univ. Carbond
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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