Lamna nasus was reported from 59 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 57 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: Circumglobal, amphitemperature with centers of distribution in the North Atlantic and temperate water of the southern hemisphere; not in equatorial seas. Appendix III (Mediterranean) of the Bern Convention (2002). Appendix II of the Bonn Convention (2009).
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Table 1: Present in 57 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 247
Africa Algeria DZA native 247
Antarctica Antarctica ATA native 247
South America Argentina ARG native 247
Oceania Australia AUS native 6871
Europe Azores Is. AZZ native 247
Europe Belgium BEL native 247
North America Bermuda BMU native 43278
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH native 247
South America Brazil BRA native 247
North America Canada CAN native 5951
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 247
Europe Channel Is. CHA native 247
South America Chile CHL native 247
Europe Croatia HRV native 247
Subantarctica Crozet Is. CRZ native 45488
Asia Cyprus CYP native 247
Europe Denmark DNK native 247
Africa Egypt EGY native 247
Europe Faeroe Is. FRO native 247
Europe Finland FIN native 247
Europe France FRA native 247
Europe Germany DEU native 247
Europe Gibraltar GIB native 247
Europe Greece GRC native 247
North America Greenland GRL native 9926
Europe Iceland ISL native 12462
Europe Ireland IRL native 12462
Europe Isle of Man IMN native 247
Asia Israel ISR native 247
Europe Italy ITA native 247
Subantarctica Kerguelen Is. KGN native 45488
Oceania Kermadec Is. KMD native 89422
Asia Lebanon LBN native 247
Africa Libya LBY native 247
Europe Malta MLT native 33971
Europe Monaco MCO native 247
Europe Montenegro MNE native 247
Africa Morocco MAR native 247
Europe Netherlands NLD native 247
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 26346
Europe Norway NOR native 247
Europe Portugal PRT native 247
Subantarctica S. Georg. Sandw. SGS native 11892
Europe Slovenia SVN native 27929
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5578
Europe Spain ESP native 247
Europe Sweden SWE native 247
Asia Syria SYR native 247
Africa Tunisia TUN native 247
Asia Turkey TUR native 57855
Europe UK GBR native 247
Europe UK Engld Wal GBE native 247
Europe UK No Ireld GBN native 247
Europe UK Scotland GBS native 247
South America Uruguay URY native 247
North America USA USA native 247

Table 2: Possible in 2 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Cape Verde CPV stray 58085
Africa Madeira Is. MRA questionable 74541

Table 4: Reported from 59 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 247
Africa Algeria DZA native 247
Antarctica Antarctica ATA native 247
South America Argentina ARG native 247
Oceania Australia AUS native 6871
Europe Azores Is. AZZ native 247
Europe Belgium BEL native 247
North America Bermuda BMU native 43278
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH native 247
South America Brazil BRA native 247
North America Canada CAN native 5951
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 247
Africa Cape Verde CPV stray 58085
Europe Channel Is. CHA native 247
South America Chile CHL native 247
Europe Croatia HRV native 247
Subantarctica Crozet Is. CRZ native 45488
Asia Cyprus CYP native 247
Europe Denmark DNK native 247
Africa Egypt EGY native 247
Europe Faeroe Is. FRO native 247
Europe Finland FIN native 247
Europe France FRA native 247
Europe Germany DEU native 247
Europe Gibraltar GIB native 247
Europe Greece GRC native 247
North America Greenland GRL native 9926
Europe Iceland ISL native 12462
Europe Ireland IRL native 12462
Europe Isle of Man IMN native 247
Asia Israel ISR native 247
Europe Italy ITA native 247
Subantarctica Kerguelen Is. KGN native 45488
Oceania Kermadec Is. KMD native 89422
Asia Lebanon LBN native 247
Africa Libya LBY native 247
Africa Madeira Is. MRA questionable 74541
Europe Malta MLT native 33971
Europe Monaco MCO native 247
Europe Montenegro MNE native 247
Africa Morocco MAR native 247
Europe Netherlands NLD native 247
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 26346
Europe Norway NOR native 247
Europe Portugal PRT native 247
Subantarctica S. Georg. Sandw. SGS native 11892
Europe Slovenia SVN native 27929
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5578
Europe Spain ESP native 247
Europe Sweden SWE native 247
Asia Syria SYR native 247
Africa Tunisia TUN native 247
Asia Turkey TUR native 57855
Europe UK GBR native 247
Europe UK Engld Wal GBE native 247
Europe UK No Ireld GBN native 247
Europe UK Scotland GBS native 247
South America Uruguay URY native 247
North America USA USA native 247
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