Neogobius melanostomus
Neogobius melanostomus
(Round Goby)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID2306
Impact TypePredation/Herbivory
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionGut analysis of Neogobius melanostomus collected from the Detroit River, showed that they ate zebra mussels Dreissena polymorpha (58%), snails (6%), and other invertebrates (36%), including aquatic insects (Hexagenia), softshelled crayfish, and zooplankton.
Reference20758
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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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