Aphanius iberus was reported from 6 countries/islands


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

Distribution: Europe: Spain along Mediterranean coast from 30 known localities (now extirpated in 14 of them). Historical records from near Perpignan, France now extirpated. Populations from Algeria and the Atlas along Morocco-Algeria border have long been identified as Aphanius iberus but they belong to Aphanius saourensis and other, unnamed and possibly extinct, species (Ref. 59043). In Appendix III of the Bern Convention (protected fauna).
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Table 1: Present in 1 country/island (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Spain ESP native 79582

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB questionable 39227

Table 3: Absent from 4 country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Algeria DZA misidentification 59043
Europe France FRA extirpated 40476
Africa Morocco MAR misidentification 59043
Africa Tunisia TUN misidentification 59043

Table 4: Reported from 6 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB questionable 39227
Africa Algeria DZA misidentification 59043
Europe France FRA extirpated 40476
Africa Morocco MAR misidentification 59043
Europe Spain ESP native 79582
Africa Tunisia TUN misidentification 59043
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