round goby aka neogobius melanostomus
The round gobies are found in Eurasia, Black sea and Caspin sea
Round gobies are similar to native sculpin and tube nose goby. Adult round gobies are 10 to 25 cm in length and have mottled gray, olive green, and brown markings. Their top fin may appear greenish color and it lacks spins. They have raised eyes, fused pelvic fins that form suction disk, and grows to a length of up to 17.8 cm in us waters.
Method Of Transportation
The round goby got transported by the European ship. They stick to birds.
The round goby was last seen in the great lakes
Affect fishery and general ecosystem. They eat the eggs of native fish and zebra mussels. Aggressively strip the hooks of bait fisherman.
Prohibiting transport of round goby for use as live bait may limit spread.