Hydrocynus vittatus was reported from 30 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 30 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: West-Africa: Niger, Bénoué, Ouémé, Senegal (Ref. 2880, 5331, 7248, 81279), Ouémé (unconfirmed, Ref. 81279), Chad (Ref. 2880, 5331, 81279). Also found in the Volta (Ref. 5331, 81279) and Mono rivers (Ref. 81279). Lower Guinea: Cross and Sanaga basins (Ref. 80290). Widespread throughout the Congo River basin (Ref. 4910, 41585, 41594, 42510, 45616, 52070, 89725, 106290). Also reported from Nile, Omo, Zambezi, Limpopo, Rovuma, Shire, Rufiji, Ruaha, Lake Tanganyika, Lake Rukwa (Ref. 2880, 80290), Lake Albert (Ref. 4903) and Lake Kariba (Ref. 27602), Malagarazi, Okavango and lower reaches of coastal systems south to the Pongolo (Ref. 7248).
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Table 1: Present in 30 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 120641
Africa Benin BEN native 81279
Africa Botswana BWA native 27501
Africa Burundi BDI native 98755
Africa Cameroon CMR native 81279
Africa Central Afr. Rp CAF native 52070
Africa Chad TCD native 81279
Africa Congo COG native 44840
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 93897
Africa Egypt EGY native 2880
Africa Ethiopia ETH native 2880
Africa Ghana GHA native 81279
Africa Guinea GIN native 81279
Africa Kenya KEN native 52331
Africa Liberia LBR native 5331
Africa Malawi MWI native 37112
Africa Mali MLI native 81279
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 2880
Africa Namibia NAM native 33857
Africa Niger NER native 81279
Africa Nigeria NGA native 81279
Africa Senegal SEN native 81279
Africa South Africa ZAF native 2880
Africa Sudan SDN native 28714
Africa Swaziland SWZ native 7248
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4967
Africa Togo TGO native 81279
Africa Uganda UGA native 4903
Africa Zambia ZMB native 95585
Africa Zimbabwe ZWE native 2880

Table 4: Reported from 30 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 120641
Africa Benin BEN native 81279
Africa Botswana BWA native 27501
Africa Burundi BDI native 98755
Africa Cameroon CMR native 81279
Africa Central Afr. Rp CAF native 52070
Africa Chad TCD native 81279
Africa Congo COG native 44840
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 93897
Africa Egypt EGY native 2880
Africa Ethiopia ETH native 2880
Africa Ghana GHA native 81279
Africa Guinea GIN native 81279
Africa Kenya KEN native 52331
Africa Liberia LBR native 5331
Africa Malawi MWI native 37112
Africa Mali MLI native 81279
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 2880
Africa Namibia NAM native 33857
Africa Niger NER native 81279
Africa Nigeria NGA native 81279
Africa Senegal SEN native 81279
Africa South Africa ZAF native 2880
Africa Sudan SDN native 28714
Africa Swaziland SWZ native 7248
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4967
Africa Togo TGO native 81279
Africa Uganda UGA native 4903
Africa Zambia ZMB native 95585
Africa Zimbabwe ZWE native 2880
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