Pomatomus saltatrix was reported from 60 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 60 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Circumglobal: In tropical to subtropical waters; except the eastern Pacific (Ref. 33390). Eastern Atlantic: Portugal to South Africa, including the Mediterranean and Black Sea, Madeira, and the Canary Islands. Western Atlantic: Canada and Bermuda to Argentina (Ref. 7251). Indian Ocean: along the coast of East Africa, Madagascar, southern Oman, southwest India, the Malay Peninsula, and Western Australia (Ref. 11441). Southwest Pacific: Australia except the Northern Territory, and New Zealand (Ref. 11441). Absent from eastern Pacific and northwest Pacific. Barely entering the Western Central Pacific region. Records from the Northern Territory, Australia and from Indonesia appear to be erroneous (Ref. 9860). Occurrence in Taiwan (Ref. 5193) and Hawaii (Ref. 4517) need verification.
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Table 1: Present in 60 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 3397
Africa Algeria DZA native 4517
Africa Angola AGO native 3166
South America Argentina ARG native 27363
North America Aruba ABW native 5217
Oceania Australia AUS native 6390
North America Belize BLZ native 26340
North America Bermuda BMU native 7251
South America Brazil BRA native 4517
North America Canada CAN native 5951
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 27000
South America Colombia COL native 9626
Europe Croatia HRV native 3397
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
North America Curaçao I. CUW native 5217
Africa Egypt EGY native 3397
Europe France FRA native 3397
South America French Guiana GUF native 5217
Asia Georgia GEO native 26334
Africa Ghana GHA native 6810
Europe Greece GRC native 3397
North America Grenada GRD native 11068
Africa Guinea GIN native 41002
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 26999
South America Guyana GUY native 5217
Asia India IND native 11441
Europe Italy ITA native 3397
Africa Kenya KEN native 12484
Africa Madagascar MDG native 12484
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 74541
Asia Malaysia MYS native 11441
Europe Malta MLT native 33971
Africa Mauritania MRT native 5377
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
North America Mexico MEX native 3136
Europe Montenegro MNE native 3397
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Africa Namibia NAM native 36731
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 11441
North America Nicaragua NIC native 13613
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Europe Russia RUS native 26334
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 34088
Africa Senegal SEN native 4517
Europe Slovenia SVN native 27929
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 6638
Europe Spain ESP native 3397
South America Suriname SUR native 26912
Asia Syria SYR native 87676
Africa Tanzania TZA native 2871
Asia Thailand THA native 11441
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 3136
Africa Tunisia TUN native 3397
Asia Turkey TUR native 57855
Europe Ukraine UKR native 897
South America Uruguay URY native 4517
North America USA USA native 7251
South America Venezuela VEN native 5217
Asia Yemen YEM native 28016

Table 4: Reported from 60 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 3397
Africa Algeria DZA native 4517
Africa Angola AGO native 3166
South America Argentina ARG native 27363
North America Aruba ABW native 5217
Oceania Australia AUS native 6390
North America Belize BLZ native 26340
North America Bermuda BMU native 7251
South America Brazil BRA native 4517
North America Canada CAN native 5951
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 27000
South America Colombia COL native 9626
Europe Croatia HRV native 3397
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
North America Curaçao I. CUW native 5217
Africa Egypt EGY native 3397
Europe France FRA native 3397
South America French Guiana GUF native 5217
Asia Georgia GEO native 26334
Africa Ghana GHA native 6810
Europe Greece GRC native 3397
North America Grenada GRD native 11068
Africa Guinea GIN native 41002
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 26999
South America Guyana GUY native 5217
Asia India IND native 11441
Europe Italy ITA native 3397
Africa Kenya KEN native 12484
Africa Madagascar MDG native 12484
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 74541
Asia Malaysia MYS native 11441
Europe Malta MLT native 33971
Africa Mauritania MRT native 5377
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
North America Mexico MEX native 3136
Europe Montenegro MNE native 3397
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Africa Namibia NAM native 36731
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 11441
North America Nicaragua NIC native 13613
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Europe Russia RUS native 26334
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 34088
Africa Senegal SEN native 4517
Europe Slovenia SVN native 27929
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 6638
Europe Spain ESP native 3397
South America Suriname SUR native 26912
Asia Syria SYR native 87676
Africa Tanzania TZA native 2871
Asia Thailand THA native 11441
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 3136
Africa Tunisia TUN native 3397
Asia Turkey TUR native 57855
Europe Ukraine UKR native 897
South America Uruguay URY native 4517
North America USA USA native 7251
South America Venezuela VEN native 5217
Asia Yemen YEM native 28016
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