Argyropelecus aculeatus was reported from 33 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 33 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: Portugal to Senegal; reported from Namibia (Ref. 27121). Western Atlantic: 40°N-10°N and 15°S-35°S; specimens taken off the Guianas (Ref. 13608). Northwest Atlantic: Canada (Ref. 5951). Indian Ocean: 0°-35°S. Western Pacific: 35°N-35°S. Southeast Pacific: 30°S-35°S. Recently reported in Aden Gulf, Arabian Sea (Ref. 85285).
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Table 1: Present in 33 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
South America Argentina ARG native 44852
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Europe Azores Is. AZZ native 4739
South America Brazil BRA native 47377
North America Canada CAN native 5951
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 6808
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 4462
South America Chile CHL native 9068
Asia China CHN native 57879
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
South America French Guiana GUF native 13608
Europe Gibraltar GIB native 4739
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia Japan JPN native 559
South America Juan Fernández JFI native 33693
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 4462
Africa Mauritania MRT native 4462
Africa Mauritius MUS native 33390
Africa Morocco MAR native 4462
Africa Namibia NAM native 27121
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 86942
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6993
Europe Portugal PRT native 4739
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Africa Senegal SEN native 4462
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4054
Europe Spain ESP native 4739
South America Suriname SUR native 13608
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
North America USA USA native 27768
Africa West Sahara ESH native 4462
Asia Yemen YEM native 85285

Table 4: Reported from 33 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
South America Argentina ARG native 44852
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Europe Azores Is. AZZ native 4739
South America Brazil BRA native 47377
North America Canada CAN native 5951
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 6808
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 4462
South America Chile CHL native 9068
Asia China CHN native 57879
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
South America French Guiana GUF native 13608
Europe Gibraltar GIB native 4739
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia Japan JPN native 559
South America Juan Fernández JFI native 33693
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 4462
Africa Mauritania MRT native 4462
Africa Mauritius MUS native 33390
Africa Morocco MAR native 4462
Africa Namibia NAM native 27121
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 86942
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6993
Europe Portugal PRT native 4739
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Africa Senegal SEN native 4462
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4054
Europe Spain ESP native 4739
South America Suriname SUR native 13608
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
North America USA USA native 27768
Africa West Sahara ESH native 4462
Asia Yemen YEM native 85285
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