Specimen Information

Neogobius melanostomus
Neogobius melanostomus
(Round Goby)

Specimen ID33717
Common NameRound Goby
LocalityCalumet River near the outlet of Wolf Creek near the Ford plant (south of Chicago area)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLittle Calumet-Galien
HUC8 Number4040001
HUC10 NameCalumet River-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC10 Number0404000106
HUC12 NameCalumet River-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC12 Number040400010603
Collection Month1
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Commentsbelieved to be the first specimen collected in the Lake Michigan area.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
DisposalAnn Arbor Museum
VerifierJim Francis, Indiana DNR, Michigan City, IN 219-87
Number Collected6

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