Lepomis gibbosus was reported from 42 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 39 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: New Brunswick in Canada to South Carolina in the USA; Great Lakes, Hudson Bay and upper Mississippi basins from Quebec and New York west to southeast Manitoba and North Dakota, and south to north Kentucky and Missouri. Widely introduced. Several countries report adverse ecological impact after introduction.
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Table 1: Present in 39 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB introduced 83428
Europe Austria AUT introduced 87703
Europe Belarus BLR introduced 683
Europe Belgium BEL introduced 1739
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH introduced 56554
South America Brazil BRA introduced 107038
Europe Bulgaria BGR introduced 1739
North America Canada CAN native 1998
South America Chile CHL introduced 1739
Africa Congo COG introduced 1739
Europe Croatia HRV introduced 59043
North America Cuba CUB introduced 74657
Europe Czechia CZE introduced 54732
Europe France FRA introduced 40476
Asia Georgia GEO introduced 1739
Europe Germany DEU introduced 1739
Europe Greece GRC introduced 1739
North America Guatemala GTM introduced 1739
Europe Hungary HUN introduced 1739
Europe Italy ITA introduced 1739
Europe Latvia LVA introduced 683
Europe Lithuania LTU introduced 683
Europe Macedonia MKD introduced 56554
Europe Moldova MDA introduced 683
Africa Morocco MAR introduced 1739
Europe Netherlands NLD introduced 1739
Europe Poland POL introduced 92885
Europe Portugal PRT introduced 59043
Europe Romania ROU introduced 1739
Europe Serbia SRB introduced 1739
Europe Slovakia SVK introduced 90058
Europe Slovenia SVN introduced 56554
Europe Spain ESP introduced 13364
Europe Switzerland CHE introduced 1739
Asia Turkey TUR introduced 57271
Europe UK GBR introduced 5204
Europe Ukraine UKR introduced 59043
North America USA USA native 276
South America Venezuela VEN introduced 1739

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Estonia EST questionable 683

Table 3: Absent from 2 country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Algeria DZA not established 87900
Europe Russia RUS not established 26334

Table 4: Reported from 42 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB introduced 83428
Africa Algeria DZA not established 87900
Europe Austria AUT introduced 87703
Europe Belarus BLR introduced 683
Europe Belgium BEL introduced 1739
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH introduced 56554
South America Brazil BRA introduced 107038
Europe Bulgaria BGR introduced 1739
North America Canada CAN native 1998
South America Chile CHL introduced 1739
Africa Congo COG introduced 1739
Europe Croatia HRV introduced 59043
North America Cuba CUB introduced 74657
Europe Czechia CZE introduced 54732
Europe Estonia EST questionable 683
Europe France FRA introduced 40476
Asia Georgia GEO introduced 1739
Europe Germany DEU introduced 1739
Europe Greece GRC introduced 1739
North America Guatemala GTM introduced 1739
Europe Hungary HUN introduced 1739
Europe Italy ITA introduced 1739
Europe Latvia LVA introduced 683
Europe Lithuania LTU introduced 683
Europe Macedonia MKD introduced 56554
Europe Moldova MDA introduced 683
Africa Morocco MAR introduced 1739
Europe Netherlands NLD introduced 1739
Europe Poland POL introduced 92885
Europe Portugal PRT introduced 59043
Europe Romania ROU introduced 1739
Europe Russia RUS not established 26334
Europe Serbia SRB introduced 1739
Europe Slovakia SVK introduced 90058
Europe Slovenia SVN introduced 56554
Europe Spain ESP introduced 13364
Europe Switzerland CHE introduced 1739
Asia Turkey TUR introduced 57271
Europe UK GBR introduced 5204
Europe Ukraine UKR introduced 59043
North America USA USA native 276
South America Venezuela VEN introduced 1739
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