Almost six years after the first finding of the round goby Neogobius melanostomus (Gobiidae) in the Netherlands, several specimens of this invasive Ponto-Caspian benthic fish were also recorded in the Belgian part of the River Scheldt and in the Albert Canal. This is the first record of the round goby in Belgium.
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Copp G.H., Bianco P.G., Bogutskaya N.G., Erös T., Falka I., Ferreira M.T., Fox M.G., Freyhof J., Gozlan R.E., Grabowska J., Kováč V., Moreno-Amich R., Naseka A.M., Peňáz M., Povž M., Przybylski M., Robillard M., Russell I.C., Stakėnas S., Šumer S., Vila-Gispert A., Wiesner C. 2005. To be, or not to be, a non-native freshwater fish? Journal of Applied Ichthyology 21 (4): 242–262. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0426.2005.00690.x.
Corkum L.D., Sapota M.R., Skora K.E. 2004. The round goby, Neogobius melanostomus, a fish invader on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. Biological Invasions 6 (2): 173–181. DOI: 10.1023/B:BINV.0000022136.43502.db.
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