Argyropelecus olfersii was reported from 25 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 22 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: southern Iceland to Canary Islands and Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. South Pacific: between 30°S and 50°S.
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Table 1: Present in 22 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 4645
Europe Azores Is. AZZ native 4739
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 4462
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 27000
South America Chile CHL native 9068
Europe Denmark DNK native 6302
South America Ecuador ECU native 40498
Europe France FRA native 4645
North America Greenland GRL native 9926
Europe Iceland ISL native 12462
Europe Ireland IRL native 4739
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 4462
Africa Morocco MAR native 4645
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
Europe Norway NOR native 4645
Europe Portugal PRT native 4645
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4462
Europe Spain ESP native 4645
Europe Sweden SWE native 30402
Europe UK GBR native 4645
Europe UK No Ireld GBN native 4739
Europe UK Scotland GBS native 4739

Table 2: Possible in 3 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
North America Cuba CUB questionable 54206
Oceania New Caledonia NCL questionable 86942
Asia Thailand THA questionable 37773

Table 4: Reported from 25 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 4645
Europe Azores Is. AZZ native 4739
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 4462
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 27000
South America Chile CHL native 9068
North America Cuba CUB questionable 54206
Europe Denmark DNK native 6302
South America Ecuador ECU native 40498
Europe France FRA native 4645
North America Greenland GRL native 9926
Europe Iceland ISL native 12462
Europe Ireland IRL native 4739
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 4462
Africa Morocco MAR native 4645
Oceania New Caledonia NCL questionable 86942
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
Europe Norway NOR native 4645
Europe Portugal PRT native 4645
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4462
Europe Spain ESP native 4645
Europe Sweden SWE native 30402
Asia Thailand THA questionable 37773
Europe UK GBR native 4645
Europe UK No Ireld GBN native 4739
Europe UK Scotland GBS native 4739
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