Brama brama was reported from 38 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 37 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: Atlantic, Indian and South Pacific (Ref. 47377). Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada and Bermuda (Ref. 7251) to Belize and the Antilles (Ref. 26340). Also found in Brazil (Ref. 47377) and in Argentine (Ref. 2806). Eastern Atlantic: central Norway (Ref. 6697) southward to Algoa Bay, South Africa (Ref. 4388). Highly migratory species, Annex I of the 1982 Convention on the Law of the Sea (Ref. 26139).
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Table 1: Present in 37 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Algeria DZA native 4645
Africa Angola AGO native 3166
South America Argentina ARG native
Oceania Australia AUS native 9563
North America Belize BLZ native 26340
North America Bermuda BMU native 7251
South America Brazil BRA native 47377
North America Canada CAN native 5951
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 27000
South America Chile CHL native 9988
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
Asia Cyprus CYP native 95825
Europe Denmark DNK native 6302
Europe France FRA native 4517
Europe Germany DEU native 36252
Europe Greece GRC native 113897
Europe Iceland ISL native 12462
Europe Ireland IRL native 4645
Europe Italy ITA native 4517
Oceania Kermadec Is. KMD native 89422
Europe Malta MLT native 33971
Africa Mauritania MRT native 55783
Africa Morocco MAR native 4645
Africa Namibia NAM native 36731
Europe Netherlands NLD native 1756
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
Europe Norway NOR native 4645
Europe Portugal PRT native 4645
Europe Slovenia SVN native 27929
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4388
Europe Spain ESP native 4645
Europe Sweden SWE native 30402
Asia Syria SYR native 87676
Africa Tunisia TUN native 4645
Europe UK GBR native 5204
South America Uruguay URY native 54736
North America USA USA native 7251

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Turkey TUR questionable 57855

Table 4: Reported from 38 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Algeria DZA native 4645
Africa Angola AGO native 3166
South America Argentina ARG native
Oceania Australia AUS native 9563
North America Belize BLZ native 26340
North America Bermuda BMU native 7251
South America Brazil BRA native 47377
North America Canada CAN native 5951
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 27000
South America Chile CHL native 9988
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
Asia Cyprus CYP native 95825
Europe Denmark DNK native 6302
Europe France FRA native 4517
Europe Germany DEU native 36252
Europe Greece GRC native 113897
Europe Iceland ISL native 12462
Europe Ireland IRL native 4645
Europe Italy ITA native 4517
Oceania Kermadec Is. KMD native 89422
Europe Malta MLT native 33971
Africa Mauritania MRT native 55783
Africa Morocco MAR native 4645
Africa Namibia NAM native 36731
Europe Netherlands NLD native 1756
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
Europe Norway NOR native 4645
Europe Portugal PRT native 4645
Europe Slovenia SVN native 27929
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4388
Europe Spain ESP native 4645
Europe Sweden SWE native 30402
Asia Syria SYR native 87676
Africa Tunisia TUN native 4645
Asia Turkey TUR questionable 57855
Europe UK GBR native 5204
South America Uruguay URY native 54736
North America USA USA native 7251
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