Specimen Information

Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID35458
GroupFishes
GenusOsmerus
Speciesmordax
Common NameRainbow Smelt
StateMI
CountyAntrim
LocalityTorch Lake [~3 mi W of Bellaire]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBoardman-Charlevoix
HUC8 Number04060105
HUC10 NameTorch Lake
HUC10 Number0406010503
HUC12 NameSpencer Creek-Torch Lake
HUC12 Number040601050305
Map
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Collection Year1912
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:211
Author:Cooper, E.L.
Date:1983
Title:Fishes of Pennsylvania and the Northeastern United States.
Publisher:Pennsylvania State University Press University Park, PA.
Pages:243 pp.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:292
Author:Creaser, C.W.
Date:1926
Title:The establishment of the Atlantic smelt in the upper waters of the Great Lakes.
Journal:Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts, and Letters
Volume:5
Pages:405-424
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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