Alepisaurus ferox was reported from 59 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 58 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: Circumglobal: Western Pacific (Ref. 6885, 7300); Eastern Pacific: from the Aleutian Islands to Chile, also (Ref. 2850); Western Atlantic: Gulf of Maine to the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea, also (Ref. 7251); Eastern Atlantic (Ref. 4059). Indian Ocean (Ref. 57630). Northwest Atlantic: Canada (Ref. 5951). South China Sea and East China Sea (Ref. 74511).
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Table 1: Present in 58 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
North America Alaska ALK native 2850
North America Aruba ABW native 5217
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Europe Azores Is. AZZ native 6011
South America Brazil BRA native 80860
North America Canada CAN native 6885
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 6808
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 41152
South America Chile CHL native 9068
Asia China CHN native 44036
South America Colombia COL native 5217
North America Costa Rica CRI native 2850
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
North America Curaçao I. CUW native 5217
South America Ecuador ECU native 2850
North America El Salvador SLV native 2850
Europe Faeroe Is. FRO native 4905
South America French Guiana GUF native 5217
North America Greenland GRL native 9925
North America Guatemala GTM native 2850
South America Guyana GUY native 5217
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
North America Honduras HND native 2850
Europe Iceland ISL native 12462
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 6011
Europe Ireland IRL native 6011
Europe Italy ITA native 6011
North America Jamaica JAM native 27228
Asia Japan JPN native 559
South America Juan Fernández JFI native 33693
Asia Kuril Is. KUR native 6885
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 74541
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Africa Mauritius MUS native 42154
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
North America Mexico MEX native 2850
Africa Namibia NAM native 27121
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11897
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
North America Nicaragua NIC native 2850
North America Panama PAN native 2850
South America Peru PER native 2850
Asia Philippines PHL native 116147
Europe Portugal PRT native 6011
North America Puerto Rico PRI native 49934
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Europe Russia RUS native 51887
Africa Seychelles SYC native 116146
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4059
Europe Spain ESP native 86578
Africa St Helena SHN native 5288
South America Suriname SUR native 5217
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 5217
Europe UK GBR native 5204
North America USA USA native 7251
South America Venezuela VEN native 5217

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Thailand THA questionable 37773

Table 4: Reported from 59 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
North America Alaska ALK native 2850
North America Aruba ABW native 5217
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Europe Azores Is. AZZ native 6011
South America Brazil BRA native 80860
North America Canada CAN native 6885
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 6808
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 41152
South America Chile CHL native 9068
Asia China CHN native 44036
South America Colombia COL native 5217
North America Costa Rica CRI native 2850
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
North America Curaçao I. CUW native 5217
South America Ecuador ECU native 2850
North America El Salvador SLV native 2850
Europe Faeroe Is. FRO native 4905
South America French Guiana GUF native 5217
North America Greenland GRL native 9925
North America Guatemala GTM native 2850
South America Guyana GUY native 5217
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
North America Honduras HND native 2850
Europe Iceland ISL native 12462
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 6011
Europe Ireland IRL native 6011
Europe Italy ITA native 6011
North America Jamaica JAM native 27228
Asia Japan JPN native 559
South America Juan Fernández JFI native 33693
Asia Kuril Is. KUR native 6885
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 74541
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Africa Mauritius MUS native 42154
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
North America Mexico MEX native 2850
Africa Namibia NAM native 27121
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11897
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
North America Nicaragua NIC native 2850
North America Panama PAN native 2850
South America Peru PER native 2850
Asia Philippines PHL native 116147
Europe Portugal PRT native 6011
North America Puerto Rico PRI native 49934
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Europe Russia RUS native 51887
Africa Seychelles SYC native 116146
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4059
Europe Spain ESP native 86578
Africa St Helena SHN native 5288
South America Suriname SUR native 5217
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Asia Thailand THA questionable 37773
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 5217
Europe UK GBR native 5204
North America USA USA native 7251
South America Venezuela VEN native 5217
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