Labeo mesops was reported from 6 countries/islands


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

Distribution: Africa: present in Lake Malawi basin (Ref. 52161, 55909, 96560), Juba system (1440) and Ruvuma River (Ref. 1440, 97286). Status Tana River population is uncertain (Ref. 52331). Reports from the Lufira River, Upper Congo River basin (Ref. 1440, 26190), are misidentifications of Labeo rosae (Ref. 96560).
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Table 1: Present in 4 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Malawi MWI native 52161
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 1440
Africa Somalia SOM native 1440
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4967

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Kenya KEN questionable 52331

Table 3: Absent from 1 country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD misidentification 96560

Table 4: Reported from 6 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD misidentification 96560
Africa Kenya KEN questionable 52331
Africa Malawi MWI native 52161
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 1440
Africa Somalia SOM native 1440
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4967
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