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The Neogobius melanostomus (Round goby) is a fish native to Eurasia. Round gobies are small, soft-bodied fish with a black spot on their fins. It has been successful for being an invasive species.
This species has been accidentally introduced into the North America's Great Lakes and smaller nearby lakes in the 1990's; likely by going in ballast waters from ocean-traveling vessels that caused them to go from Lake Michigan to all of the lakes (including the Great Lakes and Lake Nipigon, excluding Lake Simcoe and Lake Winnebago) in the middle-western North America.
Some problems it is causing:
- Eats the eggs and babies of native fish (sculpins, darters, perch, lake trout, smallmouth bass)
- Can survive in some poor water conditions.
- Can reproduce up…
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