Ameiurus nebulosus was reported from 34 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 31 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 1 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 2 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: North America: Atlantic and Gulf Slope drainages from Nova Scotia and New Brunswick in Canada to Mobile Bay in Alabama in USA, and St. Lawrence-Great Lakes, Hudson Bay and Mississippi River basins from Quebec west to Saskatchewan in Canada and south to Louisiana, USA. Introduced into several countries. Several countries report adverse ecological impact after introduction. Asia: Iran and Turkey (Ref. 39702).
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Table 1: Present in 31 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB introduced 83428
Europe Austria AUT introduced 87703
Europe Belarus BLR introduced 556
Europe Belgium BEL introduced 79522
Europe Bulgaria BGR introduced 37297
North America Canada CAN native 1998
South America Chile CHL introduced 1739
Asia China CHN introduced 41093
Europe Czechia CZE introduced 54732
Europe Denmark DNK introduced 9945
Europe Estonia EST introduced 52079
Europe Finland FIN introduced 6114
Europe Germany DEU introduced 59043
Europe Hungary HUN introduced 13696
Asia Iran IRN introduced 39702
Europe Italy ITA introduced 27118
Europe Netherlands NLD introduced 1739
Oceania New Zealand NZL introduced 1739
Europe Norway NOR introduced 28571
Europe Poland POL introduced 92885
North America Puerto Rico PRI introduced 50307
Europe Romania ROU introduced 1739
Europe Russia RUS introduced 26334
Europe Serbia SRB introduced 1739
Europe Slovakia SVK introduced 90058
Europe Spain ESP introduced 1739
Europe Switzerland CHE introduced 79869
Asia Turkey TUR introduced 39702
Europe UK GBR introduced 74657
Europe Ukraine UKR introduced 12306
North America USA USA native 5723

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Greece GRC questionable 113969

Table 3: Absent from 2 country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe France FRA misidentification 1739
Europe Ireland IRL misidentification 1739

Table 4: Reported from 34 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB introduced 83428
Europe Austria AUT introduced 87703
Europe Belarus BLR introduced 556
Europe Belgium BEL introduced 79522
Europe Bulgaria BGR introduced 37297
North America Canada CAN native 1998
South America Chile CHL introduced 1739
Asia China CHN introduced 41093
Europe Czechia CZE introduced 54732
Europe Denmark DNK introduced 9945
Europe Estonia EST introduced 52079
Europe Finland FIN introduced 6114
Europe France FRA misidentification 1739
Europe Germany DEU introduced 59043
Europe Greece GRC questionable 113969
Europe Hungary HUN introduced 13696
Asia Iran IRN introduced 39702
Europe Ireland IRL misidentification 1739
Europe Italy ITA introduced 27118
Europe Netherlands NLD introduced 1739
Oceania New Zealand NZL introduced 1739
Europe Norway NOR introduced 28571
Europe Poland POL introduced 92885
North America Puerto Rico PRI introduced 50307
Europe Romania ROU introduced 1739
Europe Russia RUS introduced 26334
Europe Serbia SRB introduced 1739
Europe Slovakia SVK introduced 90058
Europe Spain ESP introduced 1739
Europe Switzerland CHE introduced 79869
Asia Turkey TUR introduced 39702
Europe UK GBR introduced 74657
Europe Ukraine UKR introduced 12306
North America USA USA native 5723
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European Union's Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 226874

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