A laboratory study of potential effects of the invasive round goby on nearshore fauna of the Baltic Sea

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Schrandt , M N , Stone , L C , Klimek , B , Makelin , S , Heck , K L , Mattila , J & Herlevi , H 2016 , ' A laboratory study of potential effects of the invasive round goby on nearshore fauna of the Baltic Sea ' , Aquatic invasions , vol. 11 , no. 3 , pp. 327-335 . https://doi.org/10.3391/ai.2016.11.3.10

Title: A laboratory study of potential effects of the invasive round goby on nearshore fauna of the Baltic Sea
Author: Schrandt, Meagan N.; Stone, Laura C.; Klimek, Brian; Makelin, Saara; Heck, Kenneth L.; Mattila, Johanna; Herlevi, Heidi
Contributor: University of Helsinki, Departments of Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
Date: 2016-07
Language: eng
Number of pages: 9
Belongs to series: Aquatic invasions
ISSN: 1798-6540
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10138/168967
Abstract: In the Baltic Sea, species diversity is relatively low and the introduction of new predator species can have large direct and indirect impacts on native species - both prey and potential competitors. The alien round goby Neogobius melanostomus Pallas, 1811 was introduced to the Baltic Sea in the early 1990s and is now well-established. We examined the feeding habits of male round gobies from the Aland Islands, Finland, where round gobies were first recorded in 2011. Specifically, we tested whether small round gobies (
Subject: Neogobius melanostomus
Baltic clam
blue mussel
European flounder
invasive fish
predator-prey interaction
prey preference
size selectivity
GOBIES NEOGOBIUS-MELANOSTOMUS
GENETIC DIFFERENTIATION
FISH
DIET
PREDATION
RIVER
PREFERENCE
MARINE
CHOICE
GDANSK
1181 Ecology, evolutionary biology
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