Avocettina infans was reported from 23 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 20 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: Circumglobal: In tropical to temperate waters. North of about 20°S; except Mediterranean Sea and eastern Central Pacific. NorthEast Pacific: Queen Charlotte Islands, British Colombia, Canada to central Mexico, including the Gulf of California (Ref. 32364).
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Table 1: Present in 20 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
North America Alaska ALK native 6876
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Africa Angola AGO native 5512
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
North America Canada CAN native 6885
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 6808
Asia China CHN native 57879
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
North America Greenland GRL native 43202
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Africa Liberia LBR native 4456
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 3247
North America Mexico MEX native 32364
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 86942
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6993
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 2736
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Europe UK GBR native 5204
North America USA USA native 6885

Table 2: Possible in 3 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
South America Argentina ARG questionable 27363
Oceania Hawaii HWI questionable 58302
Oceania New Zealand NZL questionable 5755

Table 4: Reported from 23 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
North America Alaska ALK native 6876
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Africa Angola AGO native 5512
South America Argentina ARG questionable 27363
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
North America Canada CAN native 6885
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 6808
Asia China CHN native 57879
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
North America Greenland GRL native 43202
Oceania Hawaii HWI questionable 58302
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Africa Liberia LBR native 4456
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 3247
North America Mexico MEX native 32364
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 86942
Oceania New Zealand NZL questionable 5755
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6993
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 2736
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Europe UK GBR native 5204
North America USA USA native 6885
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