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Tubenose Goby

Tubenose Goby

Tubenose Goby  Home 9 Invaders 9 Category: Fish Background The Tubenose Goby is a small, bottom-dwelling invasive fish. Native to rivers and estuaries of the Black and Caspian sea basins, it was first discovered in North America in the late 1980s in...
Zander

Zander

Zander  Home 9 Invaders 9 Category: Fish What is Ontario Doing? To prevent this unwanted invader from coming into the province, Ontario has regulated Zander as prohibited under the Invasive Species Act, 2015.  For more information on the Invasive...
Wels Catfish

Wels Catfish

Wels Catfish  Home 9 Invaders 9 Category: Fish What is Ontario Doing? To prevent this unwanted invader from coming into the province, Ontario has regulated Wels Catfish as prohibited under the Invasive Species Act, 2015. For more information on the...
Tench

Tench

Tench  Home 9 Invaders 9 Category: Fish Background Tench is an invasive fish native to Europe and western Asia. It was introduced across the United States in the late 19th century for use as a food and sport fish. Tench were brought illegally to a...
Stone Moroko

Stone Moroko

Stone Moroko  Home 9 Invaders 9 Category: Fish What is Ontario Doing? To prevent this unwanted invader from coming into the province, Ontario has regulated Stone Moroko as prohibited under the Invasive Species Act, 2015 . For more information on the...
Sea Lamprey

Sea Lamprey

Sea Lamprey  Home 9 Invaders 9 Category: Fish Background The Sea Lamprey is a primitive, eel-like fish native to the northern Atlantic Ocean and the Baltic, western Mediterranean, and Adriatic seas. Sea Lampreys invaded the Great Lakes in the early...
Rudd

Rudd

Rudd  Home 9 Invaders 9 Category: Fish ( Page 2 ) Background Rudd is an invasive fish native to Europe that has been found in scattered locations in the lower Great Lakes. A member of the minnow family, the fish was introduced to the United States in...
Round Goby

Round Goby

Round Goby  Home 9 Search query for: zebra mussels Background The Round Goby is a small, bottom-dwelling invasive fish, native to the Black and Caspian seas in eastern Europe. It was first found in North America in 1990, in the St. Clair River north of...
Prussian Carp

Prussian Carp

Prussian Carp  Home 9 Invaders 9 Category: Fish ( Page 2 ) Background Prussian Carp is an invasive fish native from central Europe to Siberia. They are a hardy, rapidly reproducing fish, with females being able to spawn up to three times in a year....
Rainbow Smelt

Rainbow Smelt

Rainbow Smelt  Home 9 Search query for: Rainbow smelt Background Rainbow Smelt is a predatory fish native to the north Atlantic coastal regions of North America as well as a few lakes in the Ottawa Valley in the St. Lawrence River watershed. Deliberate...
Northern Snakehead

Northern Snakehead

Northern Snakehead  Home 9 2021 9 February What is Ontario Doing? To prevent this unwanted invader from coming into the province, Ontario has regulated all 28 species of snakehead, including Northern Snakehead, as prohibited under the Invasive...
Goldfish

Goldfish

Goldfish  Home 9 2021 9 February Background The Goldfish is a well-known species of fish that has been sold world-wide for use in aquariums, ponds, and water gardens for hundreds of years. Native to eastern Asia, Goldfish were first kept as pets in...