Trachurus capensis was reported from 18 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 18 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: Gulf of Guinea to South Africa. Bianchi et. al. 1993 notes 'Smith-Vaniz (1992, pers. comm.) does not believe that Trachurus capensis is a valid species but admits that an adequate series of this species along the coast of Africa are not available'.
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Table 1: Present in 18 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 3166
Africa Benin BEN native 7097
Africa Cameroon CMR native 7097
Africa Congo COG native 7097
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 7097
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 7097
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 7097
Africa Gabon GAB native 7097
Africa Gambia GMB native 7097
Africa Ghana GHA native 7097
Africa Guinea GIN native 3195
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 7097
Africa Liberia LBR native 7097
Africa Namibia NAM native 36731
Africa Nigeria NGA native 7097
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 7097
Africa South Africa ZAF native 3195
Africa Togo TGO native 7097

Table 4: Reported from 18 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 3166
Africa Benin BEN native 7097
Africa Cameroon CMR native 7097
Africa Congo COG native 7097
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 7097
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 7097
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 7097
Africa Gabon GAB native 7097
Africa Gambia GMB native 7097
Africa Ghana GHA native 7097
Africa Guinea GIN native 3195
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 7097
Africa Liberia LBR native 7097
Africa Namibia NAM native 36731
Africa Nigeria NGA native 7097
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 7097
Africa South Africa ZAF native 3195
Africa Togo TGO native 7097
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