Ilisha africana was reported from 18 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 17 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 1 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Africa: Atlantic coasts from northern parts of Senegal south to Baie de Saint-Bras in Angola (Ref. 188, 3509), also in lagoons and river estuaries (Ref. 188, 81270).
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Table 1: Present in 17 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 3166
Africa Benin BEN native 188
Africa Cameroon CMR native 51193
Africa Congo COG native 117336
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 41591
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 101082
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 188
Africa Gabon GAB native 50787
Africa Gambia GMB native 78745
Africa Ghana GHA native 188
Africa Guinea GIN native 117385
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 26999
Africa Liberia LBR native 188
Africa Nigeria NGA native 26126
Africa Senegal SEN native 101136
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 52843
Africa Togo TGO native 188

Table 3: Absent from 1 country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Cape Verde CPV error 94080

Table 4: Reported from 18 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 3166
Africa Benin BEN native 188
Africa Cameroon CMR native 51193
Africa Cape Verde CPV error 94080
Africa Congo COG native 117336
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 41591
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 101082
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 188
Africa Gabon GAB native 50787
Africa Gambia GMB native 78745
Africa Ghana GHA native 188
Africa Guinea GIN native 117385
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 26999
Africa Liberia LBR native 188
Africa Nigeria NGA native 26126
Africa Senegal SEN native 101136
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 52843
Africa Togo TGO native 188
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