Etmopterus polli was reported from 18 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 16 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 2 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: Guinea to Côte d'Ivoire; Nigeria to Angola.
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Table 1: Present in 16 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 247
Africa Benin BEN native 247
Africa Cameroon CMR native 247
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 27000
Africa Congo COG native 247
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 247
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 247
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 247
Africa Gabon GAB native 247
Africa Ghana GHA native 247
Africa Guinea GIN native 247
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 247
Africa Liberia LBR native 247
Africa Nigeria NGA native 247
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 247
Africa Togo TGO native 247

Table 2: Possible in 2 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO questionable 26838
South America Venezuela VEN questionable 247

Table 4: Reported from 18 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 247
Africa Benin BEN native 247
Africa Cameroon CMR native 247
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 27000
Africa Congo COG native 247
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 247
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 247
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 247
Africa Gabon GAB native 247
Africa Ghana GHA native 247
Africa Guinea GIN native 247
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 247
Africa Liberia LBR native 247
Africa Nigeria NGA native 247
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 247
Africa Togo TGO native 247
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO questionable 26838
South America Venezuela VEN questionable 247
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