Chelon auratus was reported from 43 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 42 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: Scotland to Cape Verde; in the Mediterranean and Black Sea. Also in coastal waters from southern Norway to Morocco, rare off Mauritania (Ref. 3573). Records from the lagoon of Accra are probably misidentifications.
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Table 1: Present in 42 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 4645
Africa Algeria DZA native 4645
Asia Azerbaijan AZE introduced 6375
Europe Azores Is. AZZ native 85802
Europe Belgium BEL native 4645
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH native 4645
Europe Bulgaria BGR native 4645
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 94080
Europe Croatia HRV native 4645
Asia Cyprus CYP native 88082
Africa Egypt EGY native 4645
Europe France FRA native 40476
Asia Georgia GEO native 26334
Europe Germany DEU native 4645
Europe Gibraltar GIB native 4645
Europe Greece GRC native 113897
Asia Iran IRN introduced 39702
Europe Ireland IRL native 4645
Asia Israel ISR native 4645
Europe Italy ITA native 27118
Asia Kazakhstan KAZ introduced 6375
Asia Lebanon LBN native 2804
Africa Libya LBY native 4645
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 74541
Europe Malta MLT native 33971
Africa Mauritania MRT native 5377
Europe Montenegro MNE native 4645
Africa Morocco MAR native 4645
Europe Netherlands NLD native 4645
Europe Norway NOR native 3573
Europe Portugal PRT native 4645
Europe Romania ROU native 4645
Europe Russia RUS native 26334
Europe Slovenia SVN native 90061
Europe Spain ESP native 4645
Europe Sweden SWE native 30402
Asia Syria SYR native 4645
Africa Tunisia TUN native 4645
Asia Turkey TUR native 58342
Asia Turkmenistan TKM introduced 6375
Europe UK GBR native 90052
Europe Ukraine UKR native 897

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Denmark DNK stray 6302

Table 4: Reported from 43 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 4645
Africa Algeria DZA native 4645
Asia Azerbaijan AZE introduced 6375
Europe Azores Is. AZZ native 85802
Europe Belgium BEL native 4645
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH native 4645
Europe Bulgaria BGR native 4645
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 94080
Europe Croatia HRV native 4645
Asia Cyprus CYP native 88082
Europe Denmark DNK stray 6302
Africa Egypt EGY native 4645
Europe France FRA native 40476
Asia Georgia GEO native 26334
Europe Germany DEU native 4645
Europe Gibraltar GIB native 4645
Europe Greece GRC native 113897
Asia Iran IRN introduced 39702
Europe Ireland IRL native 4645
Asia Israel ISR native 4645
Europe Italy ITA native 27118
Asia Kazakhstan KAZ introduced 6375
Asia Lebanon LBN native 2804
Africa Libya LBY native 4645
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 74541
Europe Malta MLT native 33971
Africa Mauritania MRT native 5377
Europe Montenegro MNE native 4645
Africa Morocco MAR native 4645
Europe Netherlands NLD native 4645
Europe Norway NOR native 3573
Europe Portugal PRT native 4645
Europe Romania ROU native 4645
Europe Russia RUS native 26334
Europe Slovenia SVN native 90061
Europe Spain ESP native 4645
Europe Sweden SWE native 30402
Asia Syria SYR native 4645
Africa Tunisia TUN native 4645
Asia Turkey TUR native 58342
Asia Turkmenistan TKM introduced 6375
Europe UK GBR native 90052
Europe Ukraine UKR native 897
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