Lophotus lacepede was reported from 23 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 23 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: Nearly worldwide in warmer seas. Western Atlantic: Florida in USA to Brazil (Ref. 7251). Eastern Atlantic: western Mediterranean, off Portugal, Madeira and off Canary Islands; also South Africa (Ref. 4165). Western Indian Ocean: recently recorded from Reunion (Ref. 53568). Eastern Pacific: southern California, USA (Ref. 6740). Also reported from Australia (Ref. 9563).
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Table 1: Present in 23 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 3397
Africa Algeria DZA native 3397
Oceania Australia AUS native 9563
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH native 3397
South America Brazil BRA native 7251
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 6808
Europe Croatia HRV native 3397
Europe France FRA native 3397
Europe Greece GRC native 3397
Europe Italy ITA native 3397
Africa Libya LBY native 3397
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 6740
Europe Malta MLT native 33971
Europe Monaco MCO native 3397
Europe Montenegro MNE native 3397
Europe Portugal PRT native 6740
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Europe Slovenia SVN native 3397
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4165
Europe Spain ESP native 3397
Africa Tunisia TUN native 3397
Asia Turkey TUR native 57855
North America USA USA native 2850

Table 4: Reported from 23 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 3397
Africa Algeria DZA native 3397
Oceania Australia AUS native 9563
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH native 3397
South America Brazil BRA native 7251
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 6808
Europe Croatia HRV native 3397
Europe France FRA native 3397
Europe Greece GRC native 3397
Europe Italy ITA native 3397
Africa Libya LBY native 3397
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 6740
Europe Malta MLT native 33971
Europe Monaco MCO native 3397
Europe Montenegro MNE native 3397
Europe Portugal PRT native 6740
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Europe Slovenia SVN native 3397
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4165
Europe Spain ESP native 3397
Africa Tunisia TUN native 3397
Asia Turkey TUR native 57855
North America USA USA native 2850
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