Specimen Information

Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID35438
GroupFishes
GenusOsmerus
Speciesmordax
Common NameRainbow Smelt
StateMI
CountyAlger
LocalityHowe Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBetsy-Chocolay
HUC8 Number04020201
HUC10 NameRock River-Frontal Lake Superior
HUC10 Number0402020102
HUC12 NameLaughing Whitefish River
HUC12 Number040202010202
Map
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Collection Year1912
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:74
Author:Eddy, S., and J.C. Underhill.
Date:1974
Title:Northern fishes, with special reference to the upper Mississippi Valley. 3rd edition.
Publisher:University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN.
Pages:414 pp
Commentsstocked as forage for landlocked salmon
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/19/2019].

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