Neogobius melanostomus
Neogobius melanostomus
(Round Goby)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID2302
Impact TypePredation/Herbivory
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionEphemeroptera, Plecoptera, Trichoptera ratios were lower in streams with round gobies and the percent Chironomidae was higher. These results suggest that streams invaded by Neogobius melanostomus have experienced a reduction in mayfly/stonefly/caddisfly abundance with a resultant dominance by midges.
Reference18396
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Great Lakes RegionYes
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/5/2021].

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