Benthodesmus elongatus was reported from 14 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 13 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: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific: off south Brazil and Argentina, Rio Grande Rise, southeastern Africa, Madagascar Ridge, southeastern Australia, New Zealand, Sala y Gomez Ridge.
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Table 1: Present in 13 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
South America Argentina ARG native 6181
Oceania Australia AUS native 6181
South America Brazil BRA native 6181
North America Canada CAN native 5951
South America Chile CHL native 6181
Africa Comoros COM native 6181
Oceania Easter I. EAS native 6181
Africa Madagascar MDG native 6181
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 6181
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 86942
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 6181
Africa South Africa ZAF native 6656
South America Uruguay URY native 6181

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
North America Cuba CUB questionable 54206

Table 4: Reported from 14 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
South America Argentina ARG native 6181
Oceania Australia AUS native 6181
South America Brazil BRA native 6181
North America Canada CAN native 5951
South America Chile CHL native 6181
Africa Comoros COM native 6181
North America Cuba CUB questionable 54206
Oceania Easter I. EAS native 6181
Africa Madagascar MDG native 6181
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 6181
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 86942
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 6181
Africa South Africa ZAF native 6656
South America Uruguay URY native 6181
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The map in this page was supported by BioFresh that has received funding from the
European Union's Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 226874

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