Specimen Information

Neogobius melanostomus
Neogobius melanostomus
(Round Goby)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID1473375
GroupFishes
GenusNeogobius
Speciesmelanostomus
Common NameRound Goby
StateIL
CountyWill
LocalityDes Plaines River, Right descending wall downstream of Lockport Lock
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month8
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water | canal
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:32027
Author:U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Date:2018
Title:Nonindigenous fish data in the Des Plaines and Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal in Illinois (2015-2018).
Publisher:U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
CommentsLongitude adjusted slightly to the west to fall in river (Original -88.04843).
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierU.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/31/2020].

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