Specimen Information

Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID36689
GroupFishes
GenusOsmerus
Speciesmordax
Common NameRainbow Smelt
StateMT
CountyRichland
LocalityMissouri River near North Dakota State Line
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCharlie-Little Muddy
HUC8 Number10060005
HUC10 NameOtis Creek-Missouri River
HUC10 Number1006000509
HUC12 NameGarden Coulee-Missouri River
HUC12 Number100600050905
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year1979
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed
Statusestablished
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
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/14/2019].

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