Question:

How did the Gobys get into Lake Michigan near Wisconsin?

Answer:

Originally the round goby and the tubenose goby were introduced into the St. Claire River in 1990, probably via contaminated ballast water of transoceanic ships.


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Lake Michigan
Wisconsin
goby
tubenose goby
ballast water
Fish
Geography of Michigan
Perciformes
Benthophilinae
Proterorhinus
Neogobius
Round goby
Caspian tubenose goby
Western tubenose goby
Disaster Accident
Environment
Claire River
Michigan
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