Reference List

This list includes references used to derive specimen records.

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Ref IDTypeAuthorDateTitle
14177 NewsAlexander, J.2004Goby population explodes in Lakes.
32092 ReportAltenritter, M.E., and A.F. Casper.2018Evaluating the potential responses of native fish and mussels to proposed separation of Lake Michigan from the Illinois River Waterway at Brandon Road Lock and Dam. INHS Technical Report 2018 (29)
35553 Journal ArticleAndraso, G., J. Cowles, R. Colt, J. Patel and M. Campbell2011Ontogenetic changes in pharyngeal morphology correlate with a diet shift from arthropods to dreissenid mussels in round gobies (Neogobius melanostomus)
35577 Journal ArticleAndraso, G.M., M.T. Ganger, and J. Adamczyk2011Size-selective predation by round gobies (Neogobius melanostomus) on dreissenid mussels in the field
876 NewsAuer, N.1995A focus on the impacts of introduced species
16882 Journal ArticleBarton, D.R., R.A. Johnson, L. Campbell, J. Petruniak, and M. Patterson2005Effects of round gobies (Neogobius melanostomus) on dreissenid mussels and other invertebrates in eastern Lake Erie, 2002-2004.
32270 DatabaseBelcik, J.T.2018Nonindigenous Fishes in the Upper Illinois River Basin Waterways (2013-2018)
35037 Journal ArticleBergstrom, M.A. and A.F. Mensinger2009Interspecific Resource Competition between the Invasive Round Goby and Three Native Species: Logperch, Slimy Sculpin, and Spoonhead Sculpin
26609 NewsBlankenship, Karl.2013Biologists concerned about dead round goby in Susquehanna.
15690 OtherBorwick, J., and B. Brownson.2006Ontario's response to detection of round goby (Neogobius melanostomus) in a tributary of Lake Simcoe: an eradication case study.
29898 DatabaseBowen, A.2017Invasive species monitoring in the Lake Erie and Lake Huron, 2013-2016.
31326 DatabaseBowen, A.2018Invasive Species Catch 2017
34100 DatabaseBowen, A.2020Round Goby and Tubenose Goby Catch 2018-2019 in the Great Lakes Region.
32922 Journal ArticleBradshaw-Wilson, C., J. Stauffer, J. Wisor, K. Clark, and S. Mueller2019Documentation of freshwater mussels (Unionidae) in the diet of round gobies (Neogobius melanostomus) within the French Creek watershed, Pennsylvania
27295 DatabaseBrady, V.2015Great Lakes Coastal Monitoring Project: fish dataset (through 2014)
30327 DatabaseBriggs, A.S.2017Noningenous Fish Collections in the Lower Great Lakes in 2016.
37244 Journal ArticleBronnenhuber, J.E. B.A. Dufour, D.M. Higgs and D.D. Heath2011Dispersal strategies, secondary range expansion and invasion genetics of the nonindigenous round goby, Neogobius melanostomus, in Great Lakes tributaries
16431 Journal ArticleBronte, C.R., M.P. Ebener, D.R. Schreiner, D.S. DeVault, M.M. Petzold, D.A. Jensen, C. Richards, and S.J. Lorenzo2003Fish community change in Lake Superior, 1970-2000.
25917 DatabaseCalifornia Academy of Sciences.2013California Academy of Sciences ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal,
35554 Journal ArticleCarman, S.M., J. Janssen, D.J. Jude, and M.B. Berg2006Diel interactions between prey behaviour and feeding in an invasive fish, the round goby, in a North American river
24369 DatabaseCenter for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.2019EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
38232 Journal ArticleClark, K.H., D.D. Iwanowicz, L.R. Iwanowicz, S.J. Mueller, J.M. Wisor, C. Bradshaw-Wilson, W.B. Schill, J.R. Stauffer, and E.W. Boyer2022Freshwater unionid mussels threatened by predation of Round Goby (Neogobius melanostomus)
27203 Journal ArticleCornwell, 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. Getchell2014Round gobies are an important part of VHSV genotype IVb ecology in the St. Lawrence River and eastern Lake Ontario.
27378 DatabaseCranberg, C., and R. Keller2020Illinois Database of Aquatic Non-native Species
13437 ReportCzypinski, G.D., A.K. Bowen, M.T. Weimer, and A. Dextrase.2002Surveillance for ruffe in the Great Lakes, 2001.
13438 ReportCzypinski, G.D., A.K. Hintz, M.T. Weimer, A. Dextrase.2000Surveillance for ruffe in the Great Lakes, 1999.
13436 ReportCzypinski, G.D., A.K. Hintz, M.T. Weimer, and A. Dextrase.2001Surveillance for ruffe in the Great Lakes, 2000.
37826 Journal ArticleDiana, C.M., J.L. Jonas, R.M. Claramunt, J.D. Fitzsimons, and J.E. Marsden2006A comparison of methods for sampling Round Goby in rocky littoral areas
35117 Journal ArticleDuncan, J.M. C.A. Marschner, and M.J. Gonzalez2011Diet partitioning, habitat preferences and behavioral interactions between juvenile yellow perch and round goby in nearshore areas of Lake Erie
23838 DatabaseField Museum of Natural History.2011Field Museum of Natural History - Ichthyology Collection Database.
24122 NewsFigura, D.2010The round goby, an invasive fish species, now calls Onondaga Lake home.
29383 NewsFigura, D.2015Angler: Round gobies, an invasive species, now plentiful in Oneida Lake
25938 DatabaseFishBase2013FishBase occurrence data. Accessed through GBIF data portal,
26212 DatabaseGBIF2013Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database.
25392 Journal ArticleGrant, K.A., M.J. Shadle, and G. Andraso2012First report of tubenose goby (Proterorhinus semilunaris) in the eastern basin of Lake Erie.
18129 DatabaseGreat Lakes Information Network.2008Invasive Species Mapping in Michigan: Data Downloads.
37239 Journal ArticleGroen, M. N.M. Sopinka, J.R. Marentette, A.R. Reddon, J.W. Brownscombe, M.G. Fox, S.E.Marsh-Rollo, and S. Balshine2012Is there a role for aggression in round goby invasion fronts?
25960 DatabaseHarvard University2013Museum of Comparative Zoology specimen collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal,
9392 ReportHintz, A.2000Lake Huron exotic fish surveillance in 1999.
33945 DatabaseIllinois Natural History Survey2019Neogobius melanostomus, Round Goby data.
27462 DatabaseiMapInvasives.2018Pennsylvania iMapInvasives
27712 DatabaseiMapInvasives.2019New York iMapInvasives
26368 Journal ArticleIrons, K.S., M.A. McClelland, and M.A. Pegg2006Expansion of the round goby in the Illinois Waterway.
35551 Journal ArticleJohnson, J.H. , McKenna, J.E., Jr., Nack, C.C. and M.A. Chalupnicki2008Diel Diet Composition and Feeding Activity of Round Goby in the Nearshore Region of Lake Ontario
15714 NewsKates, W.2006DEC confirms virus as cause of fishkill in Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence River.
28109 Journal ArticleKillgore, K.J., R.P. Morgan II, and N.B. Rybicki.1989Distribution and abundance of fishes associated with submersed aquatic plants in the Potomac River
19103 DatabaseKornis, Matt (University of Wisconsin student).2009Round goby presence in Wisconsin Lake Michigan tributaries (Unpublished data).
26408 DatabaseLoftus, A.2011Multi State Aquatic Resources Information System (MARIS) Master Database records via Biodiversity Information Serving Our Nation (BISON)
26397 DatabaseMichigan Department of Natural Resources (MIDNR).2005Michigan DNR Freshwater Fisheries Database via MARIS
27950 DatabaseMichigan State University Board of Trustees.2019Midwest Invasive Species Information Network (MISIN)
37885 DatabaseMI-EGLE2022Unpublished MI-EGLE Monitoring Data (2 spreadsheets)
18817 ReportMinnesota Department of Natural Resources2009Department of Natural Resources Designation of Infested Waters - July 9, 2009.
24523 Journal ArticleNett, J.H.G., T.B. Campbell, N.E. Mandrak, and S.D. Tiegs2012Detecting invasive round goby in wadeable streams: a comparison of gear types.
26387 DatabaseNew York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYDEC)2007New York State Freshwater Fisheries Database via MARIS
37748 DatabaseNew York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC)2021Occurrences of the Round Goby (Neogobius melanostomus) in the Hudson River. Provided by R. Pendleton on 2021-11-18
24182 DatabaseNew York State Department of Environmental Conservation.2012New York State Fish Data from Public Waters.
25976 DatabaseNorth Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences2013North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal,
37740 NewsNovacaska, M.2022Invasive fish harbours Smiths Falls’ Edmonds Lockstation
34814 DatabaseNowicki, S.2020Round Goby (Neogobius melanostomus) observations in Sea Lamprey control program.
25980 DatabaseOhio State University2013Ohio State University Museum ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal,
34260 Thesis or DissertationO'Neil, J.A.2013Determination of standard and field metabolic rates in two Great Lakes invading fish species: round goby (Neogobius melanostomus) and tubenose goby (Proterorhinus semilunaris)
18417 DatabaseOntario Federation of Anglers and Hunters (OFAH)2010Exotic species data for Ontario, Canada (unpublished).
32957 Journal ArticlePaton, R.A., J. Gobin, A.C. Rooke, and M.G. Fox2019Population density contributes to the higher functional response of an invasive fish
26953 DatabasePennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission2014Pennsylvania State Record Fish
30773 Journal ArticlePennuto, C.M., K.A. Cudney, and C.E. Janik.2018Fish invasion alters ecosystem function in a small heterotrophic stream
20918 Journal ArticlePeterson, G.S., J.C. Hoffman, A.S. Trebitz, C.W. West, and J.R. Kelly2011Establishment patterns of non-native fishes: lessons from the Duluth-Superior harbor and lower St. Louis River, and invasion-prone Great Lakes coastal ecosystem.
28019 Journal ArticlePettitt-Wade, H., K.W. Wellband, D.D. Heath, and A.T. Fisk2015Niche plasticity in invasive fishes in the Great Lakes
13779 Journal ArticlePhillips, E.C., M.E. Washek, A.W. Hertel, and B.M. Niebel2003The round goby (Neogobius melanostomus) in Pennsylvania tributary streams of Lake Erie.
35557 Journal ArticlePoos, M., A.J. Dextrase, A.N. Schwalb, and J.D. Ackerman2009Secondary invasion of the round goby into high diversity Great Lakes tributaries and species at risk hotspots: potential new concerns for endangered freshwater species
18538 Journal ArticlePyron, M.R.A. Ruffing, and A.L. Lambert2004Assessment of fishes of the Presque Isle Bay watershed, Erie, PA.
25985 DatabaseRoyal Ontario Museum2014Royal Ontario Museum ichthyology collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal,
36787 ReportSchmidt, K.20162016 Fish Surveys and Projects
36785 ReportSchmidt, K.20172017 Fish Surveys and Projects
27245 Journal ArticleSimon, T.P., P.B. Moy, and D.K. Barnes.1998New distribution records for exotic and non-indigenous fish species in the Lake Michigan drainage, Indiana.
37212 OtherStacey, M.B., R. Thum, C. Ruetz III, and T. Armstrong2008Population structure of the invasive round goby (Neogobius melanostomus) along the eastern shore of Lake Michigan
29097 Journal ArticleStauffer, J.R., Jr., J. Schnars, C. Wilson, R. Taylor, and C.K. Murray2016Status of exotic round goby and tubenose goby in Pennsylvania
35034 Journal ArticleSun, X., T.B. Johnson and K.G. Drouillard2016Determination of PCB Elimination Coefficients in Round Goby and Tubenose Goby
35550 Journal ArticleThompson, H.A. and T.P. Simon2015Age and growth of round goby Neogobius melanostomus associated with depth and habitat in the western basin of Lake Erie
13672 Journal ArticleTilmant, J.T.1999Management of nonindigenous aquatic fish in the U.S. National Park System.
32027 DatabaseU.S. Army Corps of Engineers2018Nonindigenous fish data in the Des Plaines and Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal in Illinois (2015-2018).
14257 Web PageU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.2005National Wildlife Refuge System Invasive Species.
25768 DatabaseU.S. Geological Survey2011Mississippi River Long Term Resource Monitoring Program.
25944 DatabaseUeda, K., J. Belmonte, A. Shepard, P. Leary, and S.
35606 DatabaseUniversity of Minnesota Bell Museum2019Bell Museum fishes
19787 OtherVerreault, G.2011St. Lawrence aquatic invasives spreadsheet.
37241 Journal ArticleWagner, T.L., C.D. Cooper, J.A. Gross and A.B. Coffin2015The effect of seismic waterguns on the inner ears of round goby
35114 Journal ArticleWalsh, M.G., D.E. Dittman, and R. O'Gorman2007Occurrence and Food Habits of the Round Goby in the Profundal Zone of Southwestern Lake Ontario
27959 NewsWisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WI DNR)2015DNR confirms round gobies in Lower Fox River; seeks angler assistance for further captures.
27924 DatabaseWisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WI DNR).2017Lakes and rivers with invasives species
26395 DatabaseWisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WIDNR)2008Wisconsin Statewide Fisheries Database via MARIS
27236 DatabaseWisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WIDNR)2014Wisconsin Center for Integrated Data Analytics (CIDA) fish dataset
35556 Journal ArticleYoung, A.M., J.R. Marentette, C. Gross, J.I. McDonald, A. Verma, S.E. Marsh-Rollo, P.D.M. MacDonald, D.J.D. Earn, and S. Balshine2009Demography and substrate affinity of the round goby (Neogobius melanostomus) in Hamilton Harbour
30851 DatabaseZimmerman, B.2012Ohio non-native fish collection data, sampled during survey work on update to Trautman's (1981) "Fishes of Ohio"


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