Specimen Information

Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID42854
GroupFishes
GenusOsmerus
Speciesmordax
Common NameRainbow Smelt
StateSD
CountyGregory
LocalityLake Francis Case, a Missouri River impoundment in south central SD
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFort Randall Reservoir
HUC8 Number10140101
HUC10 NameWhetstone Creek-Missouri River
HUC10 Number1014010118
HUC12 NameWhite Swan Creek-Missouri River
HUC12 Number101401011806
Map
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Collection Year1978
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
Commentsguessed at date
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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