Rhizoprionodon acutus was reported from 69 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 67 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 2 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: Mauritania to Angola; reported from the Gulf of Taranto (Ref. 231). Indo-West Pacific: Persian Gulf (Ref. 68964), Red Sea and East Africa to Indonesia, north to Japan, south to Australia.
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Table 1: Present in 67 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Africa Angola AGO native 244
Oceania Australia AUS native 6871
Asia Bahrain BHR native 244
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 244
Africa Benin BEN native 244
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 244
Asia Cambodia KHM native 12693
Africa Cameroon CMR native 244
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 94080
Asia China CHN native 244
Africa Congo COG native 244
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 244
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 244
Africa Djibouti DJI native 244
Africa Egypt EGY native 244
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 244
Africa Eritrea ERI native 244
Africa Gabon GAB native 244
Africa Gambia GMB native 244
Africa Ghana GHA native 244
Europe Greece GRC native 48657
Africa Guinea GIN native 244
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 244
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 244
Asia Iran IRN native 244
Asia Iraq IRQ native 96765
Asia Israel ISR native 244
Asia Japan JPN native 244
Asia Jordan JOR native 244
Africa Kenya KEN native 244
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Kuwait KWT native 244
Africa Liberia LBR native 244
Asia Macau MAC native 9997
Africa Madagascar MDG native 244
Asia Malaysia MYS native 53392
Africa Mauritania MRT native 5377
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5578
Asia Myanmar MMR native 5736
Africa Nigeria NGA native 244
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 244
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 244
Asia Philippines PHL native 47737
Asia Qatar QAT native 244
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 244
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 244
Africa Senegal SEN native 244
Africa Seychelles SYC native 33390
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 244
Asia Singapore SGP native 244
Africa Somalia SOM native 244
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5578
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 244
Africa Sudan SDN native 244
Asia Taiwan TWN native 244
Africa Tanzania TZA native 244
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Africa Togo TGO native 244
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 244
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 9705
Asia Yemen YEM native 244

Table 2: Possible in 2 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Italy ITA stray 3397
Africa Madeira Is. MRA questionable 74541

Table 4: Reported from 69 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Africa Angola AGO native 244
Oceania Australia AUS native 6871
Asia Bahrain BHR native 244
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 244
Africa Benin BEN native 244
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 244
Asia Cambodia KHM native 12693
Africa Cameroon CMR native 244
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 94080
Asia China CHN native 244
Africa Congo COG native 244
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 244
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 244
Africa Djibouti DJI native 244
Africa Egypt EGY native 244
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 244
Africa Eritrea ERI native 244
Africa Gabon GAB native 244
Africa Gambia GMB native 244
Africa Ghana GHA native 244
Europe Greece GRC native 48657
Africa Guinea GIN native 244
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 244
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 244
Asia Iran IRN native 244
Asia Iraq IRQ native 96765
Asia Israel ISR native 244
Europe Italy ITA stray 3397
Asia Japan JPN native 244
Asia Jordan JOR native 244
Africa Kenya KEN native 244
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Kuwait KWT native 244
Africa Liberia LBR native 244
Asia Macau MAC native 9997
Africa Madagascar MDG native 244
Africa Madeira Is. MRA questionable 74541
Asia Malaysia MYS native 53392
Africa Mauritania MRT native 5377
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5578
Asia Myanmar MMR native 5736
Africa Nigeria NGA native 244
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 244
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 244
Asia Philippines PHL native 47737
Asia Qatar QAT native 244
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 244
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 244
Africa Senegal SEN native 244
Africa Seychelles SYC native 33390
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 244
Asia Singapore SGP native 244
Africa Somalia SOM native 244
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5578
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 244
Africa Sudan SDN native 244
Asia Taiwan TWN native 244
Africa Tanzania TZA native 244
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Africa Togo TGO native 244
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 244
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 9705
Asia Yemen YEM native 244
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