Neogobius melanostomus
Neogobius melanostomus
(Round Goby)
Fishes
Exotic

Impact ID5509
Impact TypeRecreation
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionNeogobius melanostomus did not disrupt fishing for bass in 2003, if disruption is defined by the association between catch rates for round goby and smallmouth bass. Catching round gobies did lead to negative angler perception of fishing quality.
Reference24185
Great Lakes RegionYes
Cost 
LocationNiagara River, NY, US

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