Astronotus ocellatus was reported from 13 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 11 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 1 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 1 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: South America: Amazon River basin in Peru, Colombia and Brazil; French Guiana. Reported from Argentina (Ref. 9086).
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Table 1: Present in 11 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
South America Argentina ARG native 9086
South America Brazil BRA native 50076
South America Colombia COL native 36377
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV introduced 1739
South America French Guiana GUF native 27233
Oceania Guam GUM introduced 1739
Oceania Hawaii HWI introduced 5360
South America Peru PER native 9088
North America Puerto Rico PRI introduced 50307
Asia Singapore SGP introduced 38466
North America USA USA introduced 1739

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
South America Venezuela VEN questionable 4537

Table 3: Absent from 1 country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
North America Canada CAN not established 52559

Table 4: Reported from 13 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
South America Argentina ARG native 9086
South America Brazil BRA native 50076
North America Canada CAN not established 52559
South America Colombia COL native 36377
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV introduced 1739
South America French Guiana GUF native 27233
Oceania Guam GUM introduced 1739
Oceania Hawaii HWI introduced 5360
South America Peru PER native 9088
North America Puerto Rico PRI introduced 50307
Asia Singapore SGP introduced 38466
North America USA USA introduced 1739
South America Venezuela VEN questionable 4537
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European Union's Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 226874

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