Specimen Information

Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID36718
GroupFishes
GenusOsmerus
Speciesmordax
Common NameRainbow Smelt
StateMT
LocalityYellowstone River, lower, from the Missouri to as far upstream as just below Intake
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Yellowstone
HUC8 Number10100004
Map
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Collection Year1980
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1844
Author:Gould, W.R.
Date:1981
Title:First records of the rainbow smelt (Osmeridae), sicklefin chub (Cyprinidae) and white bass (Percichthyidae) from Montana.
Journal:Proceedings of the Montana Academy of Sciences
Volume:40
Pages:9-10
Commentsfirst specimens in MT
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest RecordState
DisposalMontana State University
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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