Elops senegalensis was reported from 19 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 19 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: West African coast from Mauritania to the Democratic Republic of Congo (Ref. 2844, 4445, 81265). It is often confused with Elops lacerta (Ref. 81265).
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Table 1: Present in 19 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Benin BEN native 55411
Africa Cameroon CMR native 51193
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 94080
Africa Congo COG native 2844
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 2844
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 2844
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 2844
Africa Gabon GAB native 2844
Africa Gambia GMB native 27165
Africa Ghana GHA native 2844
Africa Guinea GIN native 2844
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 2844
Africa Liberia LBR native 2844
Africa Mauritania MRT native 81265
Africa Nigeria NGA native 2844
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 34088
Africa Senegal SEN native 2844
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 2844
Africa Togo TGO native 2844

Table 4: Reported from 19 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Benin BEN native 55411
Africa Cameroon CMR native 51193
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 94080
Africa Congo COG native 2844
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 2844
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 2844
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 2844
Africa Gabon GAB native 2844
Africa Gambia GMB native 27165
Africa Ghana GHA native 2844
Africa Guinea GIN native 2844
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 2844
Africa Liberia LBR native 2844
Africa Mauritania MRT native 81265
Africa Nigeria NGA native 2844
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 34088
Africa Senegal SEN native 2844
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 2844
Africa Togo TGO native 2844
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