Specimen Information

Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID40002
GroupFishes
GenusOsmerus
Speciesmordax
Common NameRainbow Smelt
StateOH
LocalityLake Erie
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid Type 
HUC8 NameLake Erie
HUC8 Number04260000
Map
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Collection Year1935
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked escaped | dispersed
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
Commentsescaped stocked lake/dispersed
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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