Rhinochimaera africana was reported from 8 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 7 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 1 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Southeast Atlantic: southern Africa and Mozambique Channel. Pacific Ocean: Japan (off Hokkaido and northern Honshu) to the east China Sea, including Taiwan; Costa Rica and Peru.
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Table 1: Present in 7 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
North America Costa Rica CRI native 97389
Asia Japan JPN native 97389
Africa Madagascar MDG native 11228
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 97389
South America Peru PER native 97389
Africa South Africa ZAF native 11228
Asia Taiwan TWN native 97389

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS questionable 75154

Table 4: Reported from 8 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS questionable 75154
North America Costa Rica CRI native 97389
Asia Japan JPN native 97389
Africa Madagascar MDG native 11228
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 97389
South America Peru PER native 97389
Africa South Africa ZAF native 11228
Asia Taiwan TWN native 97389
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European Union's Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 226874

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