Specimen Information

Neogobius melanostomus
Neogobius melanostomus
(Round Goby)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID39744
GroupFishes
GenusNeogobius
Speciesmelanostomus
Common NameRound Goby
StateNY
CountyErie
LocalityLake Erie, Buffalo Harbor (Lackawanna, NY) in the Union Ship Canal. The canal is near the South Gap Entrance to the Harbor.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBuffalo-Eighteenmile
HUC8 Number04120103
HUC10 NameSmoke Creek-Frontal Lake Erie
HUC10 Number0412010304
HUC12 NameRush Creek-Frontal Lake Erie
HUC12 Number041201030402
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month10
Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalpreserved
VerifierU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Amherst, NY
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size66 mm


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