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The round goby Neogobius melanostomus is colonising the NE Baltic Sea
Ojaveer, H. (2006). The round goby Neogobius melanostomus is colonising the NE Baltic Sea. Aquat. Invasions 1(1): 44-45
In: Aquatic Invasions. Regional Euro-Asian Biological Invasions Centre (REABIC): Helsinki. ISSN 1798-6540; e-ISSN 1818-5487, more
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Keywords
    Taxa > Species > Introduced species
    Neogobius melanostomus (Pallas, 1814) [WoRMS]
    ANE, Baltic [Marine Regions]
    Marine; Brackish water

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Abstract
    After being first detected in the Baltic Sea in early 1990s, the round goby Neogobius melanostomus has expanded its distribution area afterwards and first found in Estonian waters in 2002. There are evidences to suggest that the species is relatively common in leisure fishermen catches at the southern coast of the Gulf of Finland. Thus, this demersal fish is slowly, but continuously colonizing northern parts of the Baltic Sea.

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