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Small invaders conquer our waters
This article was featured in EUROFISH Magazine 1 / 2021.
Almost half a dozen goby species originating from brackish water areas of the Black, Azov and Caspian Seas are spreading almost explosively in Central and Eastern Europe. The round goby (Neogobius melanostomus) has been particularly successful, even making it to North America’s Great Lakes. Such neozoa, which are difﬁcult to contain, are a risk to regional ecosystems.