The invasive aquatic species of Europe in 2005



Head of Round goby from river Lek near Schoonhoven (The Netherlands) (photo G.C.W. van Beek, after van Beek (2006))

This Ponto-Caspian invasive fish was first recorded in 2005 in the Gulf of Finland, Baltic Sea (Ojaveer 2006) and in the Netherlands, North Sea basin (van Beek 2006)


  • Van Beek GCW (2006) The Round goby Neogobius melanostomus first recorded in the Netherlands. Aquatic Invasions 1: 42-43

  • Ojaveer Н (2006) The round goby Neogobius melanostomus is colonising the NE Baltic Sea. Aquatic Invasions 1: 44-45



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Last update: 19 December 2007