Specimen Information

Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID34870
GroupFishes
GenusOsmerus
Speciesmordax
Common NameRainbow Smelt
StateMA
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameNew England Region
HUC8 Number01000000
Map
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Collection Year1833
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:53
Author:Smith, J.V.C., M.D.
Date:1833
Title:A Natural History of the Fishes of Massachusetts. A reprint of the 1833 edition.
Publisher:Freshet Press, Inc Rockville Center, NY.
CommentsIntroduced prior to 1833. Found in a freshwater pond
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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