Neoscopelus microchir was reported from 20 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 20 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: Morocco to Western Sahara. Western Atlantic: Straits of Florida to off the Virgin Islands. Western Indian Ocean: Arabian Sea to about 28°S; one record off Natal, South Africa (Ref. 6604). Western Pacific: off southern Japan to northeastern New Zealand. South China Sea and East China Sea (Ref.74511).
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Table 1: Present in 20 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
North America Bahamas BHS native 4481
South America Brazil BRA native 47377
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 6808
Asia China CHN native 44036
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
Asia Japan JPN native 4481
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 4481
Africa Morocco MAR native 6690
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
Asia Philippines PHL native 95664
Africa South Africa ZAF native 6604
Europe Spain ESP native 45593
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
North America Turks Caicos Is. TCA native 4481
North America USA USA native 4481
North America Virgin Is. (UK) VGB native 4481
North America Virgin Is. (US) VIR native 4481
Africa West Sahara ESH native 6690

Table 4: Reported from 20 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
North America Bahamas BHS native 4481
South America Brazil BRA native 47377
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 6808
Asia China CHN native 44036
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
Asia Japan JPN native 4481
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 4481
Africa Morocco MAR native 6690
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
Asia Philippines PHL native 95664
Africa South Africa ZAF native 6604
Europe Spain ESP native 45593
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
North America Turks Caicos Is. TCA native 4481
North America USA USA native 4481
North America Virgin Is. (UK) VGB native 4481
North America Virgin Is. (US) VIR native 4481
Africa West Sahara ESH native 6690
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European Union's Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 226874

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