Neogobius melanostomus
Neogobius melanostomus
(Round Goby)

Impact ID2344
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionIn addition to potential predation on unionids, Neogobius melanostomus may further impact mussels by altering populations of host fishes that the mussels need to complete their lifecycle, during which they are required to attach to host fish as glochidia and grow.
Great Lakes RegionYes
LocationFrench Creek watershed, Pennsylvania

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/29/2024].

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