Round goby fish thrive in Hamilton Harbour's contamination 
By Amara McLaughlin CA Source: CBC News 3/5/2017
Amara McLaughlin
These invasive species are 'able to live in these highly polluted environments,' researcher says
Round goby fish, the invasive species that has monopolized the Great Lakes for almost 40 years, is now thriving in Hamilton Harbour because "they're able to live in these highly polluted environments," new research suggests.
 

A team of McMaster University researchers discovered this trend from studying the round goby population in this ecosystem for the the last 15 years.

Erin McCallum, the lead researcher at McMaster's Aquatic Behavioural Ecology Lab recently published her findings about the population size of this aggressive fish, famous for stealing bait from fishermen, and how its growth is affected by industrial pollution, such as steel making, coal gasification and petroleum refining.

 
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