Specimen Information

Neogobius melanostomus
Neogobius melanostomus
(Round Goby)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID33579
GroupFishes
GenusNeogobius
Speciesmelanostomus
Common NameRound Goby
StateIL
CountyWill
LocalityChicago Sanitary and Ship Canal (Illinois River Mile 290.4) just above Joliet, IL
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDes Plaines
HUC8 Number07120004
HUC10 NameChicago Sanitary and Ship Canal-Des Plaines River
HUC10 Number0712000407
HUC12 NameGoose Lake-Des Plaines River
HUC12 Number071200040706
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month10
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
CommentsFurthest down river to date.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierMark Steingraeber, USFWS
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/30/2020].

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