Salvelinus alpinus was reported from 28 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 22 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 6 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Europe and North America: Circumpolar (Ref. 86798). Iceland, Scandinavia, northern Russia (absent in rivers draining to Baltic and White Seas), Jan Mayen, Spitzberg, Kolguev, Bear and New Zemblia islands, northern Siberia, Alaska, Canada and Greenland; absent in the Alps (Ref. 59043). North America: coastal areas in Atlantic, Arctic and Pacific drainages from Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada to Alaska; south along Alantic Slope to Maine, USA (Ref. 86798). Landlocked populations in Quebec, Canada and in Maine and New Hampshire in USA (Ref. 7251).
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Table 1: Present in 22 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
North America Alaska ALK native 27547
Europe Belgium BEL native 683
North America Canada CAN native 1998
Europe Finland FIN native 6114
Europe France FRA native 40476
Europe Germany DEU native 556
North America Greenland GRL native 4779
Europe Iceland ISL native 12462
Europe Italy ITA introduced 27118
Subantarctica Kerguelen Is. KGN introduced 45488
Europe Latvia LVA introduced 55893
Europe Netherlands NLD native 683
Europe Norway NOR native 4779
Europe Russia RUS native 26334
Europe Serbia SRB introduced 1739
Europe Spain ESP native 683
Europe Sweden SWE native 683
Europe Switzerland CHE native 683
Asia Turkey TUR introduced 106151
Europe UK GBR native 90052
Europe UK Engld Wal GBE native 5204
North America USA USA native 86798

Table 3: Absent from 6 country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Cyprus CYP not established 1739
Europe Czechia CZE not established 54732
Europe Denmark DNK not established 6375
Europe Ireland IRL misidentification 79581
Africa Morocco MAR not established 1739
Europe Slovakia SVK not established 1739

Table 4: Reported from 28 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
North America Alaska ALK native 27547
Europe Belgium BEL native 683
North America Canada CAN native 1998
Asia Cyprus CYP not established 1739
Europe Czechia CZE not established 54732
Europe Denmark DNK not established 6375
Europe Finland FIN native 6114
Europe France FRA native 40476
Europe Germany DEU native 556
North America Greenland GRL native 4779
Europe Iceland ISL native 12462
Europe Ireland IRL misidentification 79581
Europe Italy ITA introduced 27118
Subantarctica Kerguelen Is. KGN introduced 45488
Europe Latvia LVA introduced 55893
Africa Morocco MAR not established 1739
Europe Netherlands NLD native 683
Europe Norway NOR native 4779
Europe Russia RUS native 26334
Europe Serbia SRB introduced 1739
Europe Slovakia SVK not established 1739
Europe Spain ESP native 683
Europe Sweden SWE native 683
Europe Switzerland CHE native 683
Asia Turkey TUR introduced 106151
Europe UK GBR native 90052
Europe UK Engld Wal GBE native 5204
North America USA USA native 86798
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European Union's Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 226874

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