this species is invading our lakes, rivers and streams!!!
Where did this species originate from? Where can it be found?
This species can now be found in ALL FIVE of the great lakes and inland water.
Why is this species a danger to biodiversity?
How did this species arrive in Canada?
When did this species first arrive in North America?
What affect is this invasive species having on other native species?
What are governments and organizations doing about this species?
~The ontario government has banned the possession of live Round Gobys and the use of Round Gobys as fish bait.
~The UME scientists are concerned about the spread of Round Gobys, so, they have been working on the use of chemical toxins as a pole.
Description of species
A adult round goby are about 10-25cm in length and have grey, green and brown markings
~The males take care of the eggs!!!
~They do not hav a swim bladder, so, they sink in water!!!
~There can be up to 5000 eggs in ONE nest!!!
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