Sarda sarda was reported from 74 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 73 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 Atlantic: Oslo, Norway to Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Also known from the Mediterranean and Black Sea. Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada to Florida, USA and northern Gulf of Mexico; then from Colombia, Venezuela, and south of the Amazon River to northern Argentina; apparently absent from most of the Caribbean Sea.
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Table 1: Present in 73 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 168
Africa Algeria DZA native 168
Africa Angola AGO native 3166
South America Argentina ARG native 168
Europe Belgium BEL native 168
Africa Benin BEN native 168
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH native 168
South America Brazil BRA native 168
Europe Bulgaria BGR native 168
Africa Cameroon CMR native 168
North America Canada CAN native 5951
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 168
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 94080
Europe Channel Is. CHA native 168
South America Colombia COL native 168
Africa Congo COG native 168
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 168
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 168
Europe Croatia HRV native 168
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
Asia Cyprus CYP native 168
Europe Denmark DNK native 168
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 168
Europe Finland FIN native 6114
Europe France FRA native 168
Africa Gabon GAB native 168
Africa Gambia GMB native 168
Asia Georgia GEO native 168
Europe Germany DEU native 168
Africa Ghana GHA native 168
Europe Gibraltar GIB native 168
Europe Greece GRC native 168
Africa Guinea GIN native 168
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 168
Europe Ireland IRL native 168
Europe Isle of Man IMN native 168
Asia Israel ISR native 168
Europe Italy ITA native 168
North America Jamaica JAM native 27228
Asia Lebanon LBN native 168
Africa Liberia LBR native 168
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 74541
Europe Malta MLT native 33971
Africa Mauritania MRT native 5377
North America Mexico MEX native 168
Europe Monaco MCO native 168
Europe Montenegro MNE native 168
Africa Morocco MAR native 168
Africa Namibia NAM native 36731
Europe Netherlands NLD native 168
Africa Nigeria NGA native 168
Europe Norway NOR native 168
Europe Portugal PRT native 168
North America Puerto Rico PRI native 5313
Europe Russia RUS native 168
Africa Senegal SEN native 168
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 168
Europe Slovenia SVN native 27929
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5313
Europe Spain ESP native 168
Europe Sweden SWE native 168
Asia Syria SYR native 168
Africa Togo TGO native 168
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 168
Asia Turkey TUR native 57855
Europe UK GBR native 168
Europe UK Engld Wal GBE native 168
Europe UK No Ireld GBN native 168
Europe UK Scotland GBS native 168
Europe Ukraine UKR native 168
South America Uruguay URY native 168
North America USA USA native 168
South America Venezuela VEN native 13628

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Seychelles SYC questionable 1623

Table 4: Reported from 74 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 168
Africa Algeria DZA native 168
Africa Angola AGO native 3166
South America Argentina ARG native 168
Europe Belgium BEL native 168
Africa Benin BEN native 168
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH native 168
South America Brazil BRA native 168
Europe Bulgaria BGR native 168
Africa Cameroon CMR native 168
North America Canada CAN native 5951
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 168
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 94080
Europe Channel Is. CHA native 168
South America Colombia COL native 168
Africa Congo COG native 168
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 168
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 168
Europe Croatia HRV native 168
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
Asia Cyprus CYP native 168
Europe Denmark DNK native 168
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 168
Europe Finland FIN native 6114
Europe France FRA native 168
Africa Gabon GAB native 168
Africa Gambia GMB native 168
Asia Georgia GEO native 168
Europe Germany DEU native 168
Africa Ghana GHA native 168
Europe Gibraltar GIB native 168
Europe Greece GRC native 168
Africa Guinea GIN native 168
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 168
Europe Ireland IRL native 168
Europe Isle of Man IMN native 168
Asia Israel ISR native 168
Europe Italy ITA native 168
North America Jamaica JAM native 27228
Asia Lebanon LBN native 168
Africa Liberia LBR native 168
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 74541
Europe Malta MLT native 33971
Africa Mauritania MRT native 5377
North America Mexico MEX native 168
Europe Monaco MCO native 168
Europe Montenegro MNE native 168
Africa Morocco MAR native 168
Africa Namibia NAM native 36731
Europe Netherlands NLD native 168
Africa Nigeria NGA native 168
Europe Norway NOR native 168
Europe Portugal PRT native 168
North America Puerto Rico PRI native 5313
Europe Russia RUS native 168
Africa Senegal SEN native 168
Africa Seychelles SYC questionable 1623
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 168
Europe Slovenia SVN native 27929
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5313
Europe Spain ESP native 168
Europe Sweden SWE native 168
Asia Syria SYR native 168
Africa Togo TGO native 168
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 168
Asia Turkey TUR native 57855
Europe UK GBR native 168
Europe UK Engld Wal GBE native 168
Europe UK No Ireld GBN native 168
Europe UK Scotland GBS native 168
Europe Ukraine UKR native 168
South America Uruguay URY native 168
North America USA USA native 168
South America Venezuela VEN native 13628
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