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A Eurasian freshwater goby that threatens native species of fish in the Great Lakes and Mississippi basin.
- ‘One theory is that zebra mussels and another invasive species, round gobies, may spread contaminants up the food chain.’
- ‘Warming of the Great Lakes is likely to cause a seasonal decline in algae, an important food source for fish, and could make the lakes more hospitable to invasive exotic species such as round gobies.’
- ‘Few Great Lakes bird or fish species eat zebras directly, but another Eurasian invader, the round goby, gobbles them up.’
- ‘As it often eats bivalves that filter the water, the round goby is a vector for bioaccumulation of many contaminants.’
- ‘In Lake Erie, USA, smallmouth bass vigorously defended their nests from benthic round gobies.’
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