Epinephelus aeneus was reported from 44 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 41 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 3 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: along the west coast of Africa to southern Angola (Ref. 5222, 57293), including the southern Mediterranean (Ref. 5222). First record from Corsica, France in 2012 (Ref. 95840). Records from the Canary Islands and Cape Verde are unsubstantiated (Ref. 5222).
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Table 1: Present in 41 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 5222
Africa Algeria DZA native 5222
Africa Angola AGO native 5287
Africa Benin BEN native 5222
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH native 5222
Africa Cameroon CMR native 5222
Africa Congo COG native 5222
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 5222
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 5222
Europe Croatia HRV native 5222
Asia Cyprus CYP native 5222
Africa Egypt EGY native 5222
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 5222
Africa Gabon GAB native 5222
Africa Gambia GMB native 5222
Africa Ghana GHA native 5222
Europe Gibraltar GIB native 5222
Europe Greece GRC native 5222
Africa Guinea GIN native 5222
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 5222
Asia Israel ISR native 5222
Europe Italy ITA native 5222
Asia Lebanon LBN native 5222
Africa Liberia LBR native 5222
Africa Libya LBY native 5222
Europe Malta MLT native 33971
Africa Mauritania MRT native 5377
Europe Montenegro MNE native 5222
Africa Morocco MAR native 5222
Africa Nigeria NGA native 5222
Europe Portugal PRT native 5222
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 34088
Africa Senegal SEN native 33587
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 5222
Europe Slovenia SVN native 5222
Europe Spain ESP native 5222
Asia Syria SYR native 5222
Africa Togo TGO native 5222
Africa Tunisia TUN native 5222
Asia Turkey TUR native 57855
Africa West Sahara ESH native 5222

Table 2: Possible in 3 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Ascension I. ASC questionable 98447
Africa Cape Verde CPV questionable 94080
Europe France FRA stray 95840

Table 4: Reported from 44 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 5222
Africa Algeria DZA native 5222
Africa Angola AGO native 5287
Africa Ascension I. ASC questionable 98447
Africa Benin BEN native 5222
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH native 5222
Africa Cameroon CMR native 5222
Africa Cape Verde CPV questionable 94080
Africa Congo COG native 5222
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 5222
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 5222
Europe Croatia HRV native 5222
Asia Cyprus CYP native 5222
Africa Egypt EGY native 5222
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 5222
Europe France FRA stray 95840
Africa Gabon GAB native 5222
Africa Gambia GMB native 5222
Africa Ghana GHA native 5222
Europe Gibraltar GIB native 5222
Europe Greece GRC native 5222
Africa Guinea GIN native 5222
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 5222
Asia Israel ISR native 5222
Europe Italy ITA native 5222
Asia Lebanon LBN native 5222
Africa Liberia LBR native 5222
Africa Libya LBY native 5222
Europe Malta MLT native 33971
Africa Mauritania MRT native 5377
Europe Montenegro MNE native 5222
Africa Morocco MAR native 5222
Africa Nigeria NGA native 5222
Europe Portugal PRT native 5222
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 34088
Africa Senegal SEN native 33587
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 5222
Europe Slovenia SVN native 5222
Europe Spain ESP native 5222
Asia Syria SYR native 5222
Africa Togo TGO native 5222
Africa Tunisia TUN native 5222
Asia Turkey TUR native 57855
Africa West Sahara ESH native 5222
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