Specimen Information

Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID36849
GroupFishes
GenusOsmerus
Speciesmordax
Common NameRainbow Smelt
StateMT
CountyMcCone
LocalityMissouri River below Fort Peck dam
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePrairie Elk-Wolf
HUC8 Number10060001
HUC10 NameFort Peck Dam-Missouri River
HUC10 Number1006000101
HUC12 NameFort Peck Dam-Missouri River
HUC12 Number100600010102
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year1979
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
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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