Rainbow Smelt

Osmerus Mordax

What is a rainbow smelt

A rainbow smelt is a fish that is also know as a Osmerus mordax. Rainbow smelt can go up to 33 cm and maybe sometimes more .


The rainbow fish originate from North Atlantic, Saint Lawrence, North America, Ottawa Valley . The rainbow smelt can be found in Ottawa and the St. Lawrence River in specifically canada

Controlling the species

The authorities did Not really thank that this species needed to be controlled whether it was increasing or decreasing it was just fine but now the Authorities to make sure that this this specific species does not go extinct



Author: Fuller, P., E. Maynard, J. Larson, A. Fusaro, T.H. Makled, and M. Neilson-9/29/2015-http:/http://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/FactSheet.aspx?speciesID