Specimen Information

Neogobius melanostomus
Neogobius melanostomus
(Round Goby)

Specimen ID33795
Common NameRound Goby
LocalityCal-Sag Channel (R.M. 318.6) at Blue Island between I-57 and Division St. bridges
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChicago
HUC8 Number7120003
HUC10 NameCalumet Sag Channel-Little Calumet River
HUC10 Number0712000304
HUC12 NameCalumet Sag Channel
HUC12 Number071200030403
Collection Day16
Collection Month6
Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
CommentsPlenty of zebra mussels there for food.
Record TypePersonal communication
DisposalFormalin or released
Museum Cat NumberUSFWS, Ashland, WI
VerifierGary Czypinski, biologist, USFWS
Number Collected38
Year Classjuv-adu
Size50 - 100 mm TL

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