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Neogobius fluviatilis
Neogobius fluviatilis

Accepted name: Neogobius fluviatilis Pallas, 1814
Common name: Monkey goby
Georgian name: მექვიშია ღორჯო
Synonyms: Gobius fluviatilis
Taxonomic rank: Species
Taxonomy according to: https://www.fishbase.se/summary/4720
Reference: Elanidze, R. F., 1983. Ichtiological fauna of Georgian Rivers and Lakes. Tbilisi, Metsniereba (in Russian)
Distribution: Eurasia: Azov and Black Sea basins. Invasive in rivers of northern Black Sea basin, recorded in 1997 from middle Vistula (Poland), reaching from Dniepr via a navigation canal. In Danube upriver to Hungary, in Dniepr up to Belurus. Introduced in Lake Balaton, Hungary around 1970
IUCN Status: LC
National Red list status: VU
Editor/Contact Person: Giorgi Epitashvili
Contact address: giorgi_epitashvili@iliauni.edu.ge
Citation: Giorgi Epitashvili, 2019-12-27. [http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/index.php?taxon=Neogobius fluviatilis]. .Neogobius fluviatilis. in: Tarkhnishvili D, Chaladze G (Editors). 2013. Georgian biodiversity database. http://www.biodiversity-georgia.net/. Downloaded on: 16 February 2020