Neogobius melanostomus
Neogobius melanostomus
(Round Goby)

36 results for Neogobius melanostomus (Round Goby)

Impact IDScientific NameImpact TypeStudy TypeStudy LocationImpact DescriptionReference
2300 Neogobius melanostomusFood WebObservationalField(Ephemeroptera, Plecoptera, Trichoptera), taxa richness, Shannon diversity, and EPT/chironomid... 18396
2303 Neogobius melanostomusFood WebObservationalFieldEphemeroptera, Plecoptera, Trichoptera ratios were lower in streams with round gobies and the... 18396
2308 Neogobius melanostomusFood WebExperimentalFieldNeogobius melanostomus through predation can severely depress benthic organisms which... 22573
2317 Neogobius melanostomusFood WebObservationalFieldThe abundance and richness of small gastropods (=14 mm) was negatively correlated with... 24154
2319 Neogobius melanostomusFood WebObservationalFieldStomach contents showed Neogobius melanostomus to be the second most abundant diet item in... 24184
2321 Neogobius melanostomusFood WebExperimentalFieldThere were significantly fewer zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha), quagga mussels... 24190
2328 Neogobius melanostomusFood WebObservationalFieldTwo species found to have significant diet overlap with Neogobius melanostomus in... 28227
2331 Neogobius melanostomusFood WebExperimentalFieldPredation from Neogobius melanostomus caused changes in blue mussel Mytilus... 32538
2344 Neogobius melanostomusFood WebAnecdotalFieldIn addition to potential predation on unionids, Neogobius melanostomus may further impact... 32922
2349 Neogobius melanostomusFood WebExperimentalLaboratoryCompetition by Neogobius melanostomus round goby could increase the energy demands of... 25883
2350 Neogobius melanostomusFood WebExperimentalFieldNeogobius melanostomus comprise the majority of the diet for Lake Erie water snakes... 24189
2356 Neogobius melanostomusFood WebExperimentalLaboratoryAbundant Neogobius melanostomus may facilitate the transition to piscivory for young of... 28994
2357 Neogobius melanostomusFood WebObservationalFieldNeogobius melanostomus was the most important Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser... 29855
2358 Neogobius melanostomusFood WebExperimentalFieldBoth exotic dreissenid mussels and the round goby (Neogobius melanastomus) have shifted the... 24186
3574 Neogobius melanostomusFood WebObservationalFieldMottled sculpins (Cottus bairdi) in the St. Clair River were apparently decimated by... 16594
3576 Neogobius melanostomusFood WebObservationalFieldNeogobius melanostomus may have forced mottled sculpins (Cottus bairdi) deeper... 16594
3578 Neogobius melanostomusFood WebAnecdotalN/ANeogobius melanostomus may also feed on eggs of native fish species as recorded here and... 16594
3579 Neogobius melanostomusFood WebAnecdotalN/ANeogobius melanostomus have recently been found in deep water (> 30 m) in Lake Michigan... 16594
3609 Neogobius melanostomusFood WebAnecdotalN/AA potential threat posed by this introduced species is obvious in that numbers of indigenous... 874
3616 Neogobius melanostomusFood WebObservationalFieldThree corroborating pieces of evidence suggest that round gobies are decimating populations of... 22782
3629 Neogobius melanostomusFood WebAnecdotalN/AOther native benthic species that appear to be only moderately or unaffected by the round goby... 22782
3630 Neogobius melanostomusFood WebObservationalFieldour 1994 collections suggest that logperch numbers have declined in the Algonac, MI area. We... 22782
3631 Neogobius melanostomusFood WebAnecdotalFieldMottled sculpins do not eat zebra mussels, so round gobies may be changing food web relationships... 22782
3635 Neogobius melanostomusFood WebAnecdotalN/ANow that round gobies have been found in the upper Great Lakes and have been reported in 15 m deep... 22782
3643 Neogobius melanostomusFood WebObservationalFieldAmong the Gobiidae, the invasive (formerly) Neogobius species (N. melanostomus, Ponticola kessleri... 34240

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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/17/2021].

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