Specimen Information

Neogobius melanostomus
Neogobius melanostomus
(Round Goby)
Fishes
Exotic

Specimen ID775491
GroupFishes
GenusNeogobius
Speciesmelanostomus
Common NameRound Goby
StateNY
CountyNiagara
LocalityNiagara River at Lake Ontario (Youngstown)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNiagara River
HUC8 Number04270101
HUC10 NameNiagara
HUC10 Number0427010108
HUC12 Name041201040000
HUC12 Number042701010809
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month6
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27203
Author:Cornwell, E.R., A. Primus, P.T. Wong, G.B. Anderson, T.M. Thompson, G. Kurath, G.H. Groocock, M.B. Bain, P.R. Bowser, and R.G. Getchell
Date:2014
Title:Round gobies are an important part of VHSV genotype IVb ecology in the St. Lawrence River and eastern Lake Ontario.
Journal:Journal of Great Lakes Research
Volume:40
Pages:1002-1009
Commentsmedian total length = 68mm, range 43 - 146 mm
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected200


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