Nettastoma melanura was reported from 30 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 29 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: Eastern Atlantic: Portugal to the Gulf of Guinea including western Mediterranean. Western Atlantic: Gulf of Mexico to the Guianas and to southern Brazil (Ref. 47377).
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Table 1: Present in 29 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 83428
Africa Algeria DZA native 4776
Africa Angola AGO native 5512
Europe Azores Is. AZZ native 4454
South America Brazil BRA native 47377
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 27000
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 4454
Europe France FRA native 4776
South America French Guiana GUF native 13608
Africa Gambia GMB native 4454
Africa Ghana GHA native 4454
Europe Gibraltar GIB native 4776
Europe Greece GRC native 113897
Africa Guinea GIN native 4454
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 4454
South America Guyana GUY native 4454
Europe Italy ITA native 4776
Africa Liberia LBR native 4454
Europe Malta MLT native 33971
Europe Monaco MCO native 4776
Africa Morocco MAR native 4776
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 86942
Europe Portugal PRT native 4776
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 4454
Europe Spain ESP native 4776
South America Suriname SUR native 13608
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 33407
Africa Tunisia TUN native 4776
Asia Turkey TUR native 57855

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

Table 4: Reported from 30 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 83428
Africa Algeria DZA native 4776
Africa Angola AGO native 5512
Oceania Australia AUS questionable 75154
Europe Azores Is. AZZ native 4454
South America Brazil BRA native 47377
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 27000
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 4454
Europe France FRA native 4776
South America French Guiana GUF native 13608
Africa Gambia GMB native 4454
Africa Ghana GHA native 4454
Europe Gibraltar GIB native 4776
Europe Greece GRC native 113897
Africa Guinea GIN native 4454
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 4454
South America Guyana GUY native 4454
Europe Italy ITA native 4776
Africa Liberia LBR native 4454
Europe Malta MLT native 33971
Europe Monaco MCO native 4776
Africa Morocco MAR native 4776
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 86942
Europe Portugal PRT native 4776
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 4454
Europe Spain ESP native 4776
South America Suriname SUR native 13608
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 33407
Africa Tunisia TUN native 4776
Asia Turkey TUR native 57855
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European Union's Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 226874

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