Specimen Information

Neogobius melanostomus
Neogobius melanostomus
(Round Goby)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID160962
GroupFishes
GenusNeogobius
Speciesmelanostomus
Common NameRound Goby
StateIL
CountyWill
LocalityChicago Sanitary and Ship Canal (R.M. 304-296) [vicinity of Romeoville, IL]
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameDes Plaines
HUC8 Number07120004
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected105


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/19/2020].

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