Specimen Information

Osmerus mordax
Osmerus mordax
(Rainbow Smelt)
Fishes
Native Transplant

Specimen ID753417
GroupFishes
GenusOsmerus
Speciesmordax
Common NameRainbow Smelt
StateWI
CountyVilas
LocalitySparkling Lake (Silver Lake)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlambeau
HUC8 Number07050002
HUC10 NameManitowish River
HUC10 Number0705000201
HUC12 NameTrout Lake
HUC12 Number070500020105
Map
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Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for forage
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27164
Author:Lawson, Z.J., and S.R. Carpenter
Date:2014
Title:A morphometric approach for stocking Walleye fingerlings in lakes invaded by Rainbow Smelt.
Journal:North American Journal of Fisheries Management
Volume:34
Pages:998-1002
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected75


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/19/2020].

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