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Tubenose Goby

Tubenose Goby

Tubenose Goby Proterorhinus semilunaris  Home 9 Category: Invaders ( Page 7 ) 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...
Zander

Zander

Zander Sander lucioperca  Home 9 Search query for: Round ( Page 8 ) 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...
Wels Catfish

Wels Catfish

Wels Catfish Silurus glanis  Home 9 Search query for: Round ( Page 8 ) 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...
Tench

Tench

Tench Tinca tinca  Home 9 Search query for: Round ( Page 8 ) 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...
Stone Moroko

Stone Moroko

Stone Moroko Pseudorasbora parva  Home 9 Search query for: Round ( Page 8 ) 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...
Sea Lamprey

Sea Lamprey

Sea Lamprey Petromyzon marinus  Home 9 Search query for: Round ( Page 8 ) 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...
Rudd

Rudd

Rudd Scardinius erythrophthalmus  Home 9 Search query for: Round ( Page 8 ) 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...
Round Goby

Round Goby

Round Goby Neogobius melanostomus  Home 9 Invaders 9 Category: Fish ( Page 2 ) 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,...
Prussian Carp

Prussian Carp

Prussian Carp Carassius gibelio  Home 9 Search query for: Round ( Page 8 ) 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...
Rainbow Smelt

Rainbow Smelt

Rainbow Smelt Osmerus mordax  Home 9 Search query for: Round ( Page 8 ) 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...
Northern Snakehead

Northern Snakehead

Northern Snakehead Channa argus  Home 9 Search query for: Round ( Page 8 ) 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,...
Goldfish

Goldfish

Goldfish Carassius auratus  Home 9 Invaders 9 Category: Fish ( Page 2 ) 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...