Specimen Information

Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID42852
GroupFishes
GenusOsmerus
Speciesmordax
Common NameRainbow Smelt
StateSD
CountyHughes
LocalityLake Oahe
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Lake Oahe
HUC8 Number10130105
HUC10 NameOahe Dam
HUC10 Number1013010520
HUC12 NameLake Oahe Dam
HUC12 Number101301052009
Map
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Collection Year1974
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage
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 [12/8/2019].

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