Hippocampus algiricus was reported from 13 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 12 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: Eastern Central Atlantic: Senegal to Angola. International trade is monitored through a licensing system (CITES II, since 5.15.04) and a minimum size of 10 cm applies.
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Table 1: Present in 12 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 30915
Africa Benin BEN native 30915
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 94080
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 30915
Africa Gambia GMB native 30915
Africa Ghana GHA native 30915
Africa Guinea GIN native 30915
Africa Liberia LBR native 30915
Africa Nigeria NGA native 30915
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 30915
Africa Senegal SEN native 30915
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 30915

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Algeria DZA questionable 30915

Table 4: Reported from 13 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Algeria DZA questionable 30915
Africa Angola AGO native 30915
Africa Benin BEN native 30915
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 94080
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 30915
Africa Gambia GMB native 30915
Africa Ghana GHA native 30915
Africa Guinea GIN native 30915
Africa Liberia LBR native 30915
Africa Nigeria NGA native 30915
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 30915
Africa Senegal SEN native 30915
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 30915
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