Polyprion americanus was reported from 67 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 66 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 1 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: Norway to South Africa (Ref. 6633), including the Mediterranean, Canary Islands, Madeira, Cape Verde, and Tristan da Cunha. Western Atlantic: Newfoundland, Canada and Gulf of Maine to North Carolina, USA (Ref. 7251). Recorded from Uruguay to Argentina (Ref. 9050). Western Indian Ocean: St. Paul and Amsterdam islands (Ref. 6633). Southwest Pacific: New Zealand (Ref. 5755, 9072).
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Table 1: Present in 66 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 5506
Africa Algeria DZA native 5506
Africa Angola AGO native 3166
South America Argentina ARG native 27363
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Africa Benin BEN native 3589
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH native 5506
South America Brazil BRA native 53964
Africa Cameroon CMR native 3589
North America Canada CAN native 5951
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 3589
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 94080
Europe Channel Is. CHA native 5506
Africa Congo COG native 3589
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 3589
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 3589
Europe Croatia HRV native 5506
Asia Cyprus CYP native 5506
Africa Egypt EGY native 5506
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 3589
Europe France FRA native 4517
Africa Gabon GAB native 3589
Africa Gambia GMB native 3589
Africa Ghana GHA native 3589
Europe Gibraltar GIB native 5506
Europe Greece GRC native 5506
Africa Guinea GIN native 3589
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 26999
Europe Iceland ISL native 12462
Europe Ireland IRL native 5506
Europe Isle of Man IMN native 5506
Asia Israel ISR native 5506
Europe Italy ITA native 4517
Oceania Kermadec Is. KMD native 89942
Asia Lebanon LBN native 5506
Africa Liberia LBR native 3589
Africa Libya LBY native 5506
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 74541
Europe Malta MLT native 33971
Africa Mauritania MRT native 3589
Europe Monaco MCO native 5506
Europe Montenegro MNE native 5506
Africa Morocco MAR native 5506
Africa Namibia NAM native 36731
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
Africa Nigeria NGA native 3589
Europe Norway NOR native 5506
Europe Portugal PRT native 5506
Africa Senegal SEN native 3589
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 3589
Europe Slovenia SVN native 27929
Africa South Africa ZAF native 6633
Europe Spain ESP native 5506
Europe Sweden SWE native 30402
Asia Syria SYR native 5506
Africa Togo TGO native 3589
Africa Tristan da Cunha TRC native 3589
Africa Tunisia TUN native 5506
Asia Turkey TUR native 57855
Europe UK GBR native 5204
Europe UK Engld Wal GBE native 5506
Europe UK No Ireld GBN native 5506
Europe UK Scotland GBS native 5506
South America Uruguay URY native 9050
North America USA USA native 7251
Africa West Sahara ESH native 3589

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia China CHN questionable 57879

Table 4: Reported from 67 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 5506
Africa Algeria DZA native 5506
Africa Angola AGO native 3166
South America Argentina ARG native 27363
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Africa Benin BEN native 3589
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH native 5506
South America Brazil BRA native 53964
Africa Cameroon CMR native 3589
North America Canada CAN native 5951
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 3589
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 94080
Europe Channel Is. CHA native 5506
Asia China CHN questionable 57879
Africa Congo COG native 3589
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 3589
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 3589
Europe Croatia HRV native 5506
Asia Cyprus CYP native 5506
Africa Egypt EGY native 5506
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 3589
Europe France FRA native 4517
Africa Gabon GAB native 3589
Africa Gambia GMB native 3589
Africa Ghana GHA native 3589
Europe Gibraltar GIB native 5506
Europe Greece GRC native 5506
Africa Guinea GIN native 3589
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 26999
Europe Iceland ISL native 12462
Europe Ireland IRL native 5506
Europe Isle of Man IMN native 5506
Asia Israel ISR native 5506
Europe Italy ITA native 4517
Oceania Kermadec Is. KMD native 89942
Asia Lebanon LBN native 5506
Africa Liberia LBR native 3589
Africa Libya LBY native 5506
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 74541
Europe Malta MLT native 33971
Africa Mauritania MRT native 3589
Europe Monaco MCO native 5506
Europe Montenegro MNE native 5506
Africa Morocco MAR native 5506
Africa Namibia NAM native 36731
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
Africa Nigeria NGA native 3589
Europe Norway NOR native 5506
Europe Portugal PRT native 5506
Africa Senegal SEN native 3589
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 3589
Europe Slovenia SVN native 27929
Africa South Africa ZAF native 6633
Europe Spain ESP native 5506
Europe Sweden SWE native 30402
Asia Syria SYR native 5506
Africa Togo TGO native 3589
Africa Tristan da Cunha TRC native 3589
Africa Tunisia TUN native 5506
Asia Turkey TUR native 57855
Europe UK GBR native 5204
Europe UK Engld Wal GBE native 5506
Europe UK No Ireld GBN native 5506
Europe UK Scotland GBS native 5506
South America Uruguay URY native 9050
North America USA USA native 7251
Africa West Sahara ESH native 3589
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