Specimen Information

Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID613765
GroupFishes
GenusOsmerus
Speciesmordax
Common NameRainbow Smelt
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityLake Michigan: Chicago; 11.8 mi. W of William E. Dever Crib Lt., 14.3 mi. E of shore (beach)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Michigan
HUC8 Number04060200
HUC10 NameLake Michigan
HUC10 Number0406020000
HUC12 NameLake Michigan
HUC12 Number040602000000
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month6
Collection Year1983
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26212
Author:GBIF
Date:2013
Title:Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database.
Publisher:Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Reference 2
Ref. Number:25936
Author:Field Museum of Natural History.
Date:2013
Title:Field Museum of Natural History ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, http://data.gbif.org/datasets/resource/14342
Publisher:Field Museum of Natural History
CommentsData from GBIF data index - original values.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalField Museum of Natural History ichthyology collection
Museum Cat NumberFMNH 94849
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/12/2019].

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