Sphyrna couardi was reported from 16 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 15 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: Senegal to Congo. Not in Compagno's 1999 checklist (Ref. 35766).
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Table 1: Present in 15 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Benin BEN native 244
Africa Cameroon CMR native 244
Africa Congo COG native 244
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 244
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 244
Africa Gabon GAB native 244
Africa Gambia GMB native 244
Africa Ghana GHA native 244
Africa Guinea GIN native 244
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 244
Africa Liberia LBR native 244
Africa Nigeria NGA native 244
Africa Senegal SEN native 244
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 244
Africa Togo TGO native 244

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP questionable 34088

Table 4: Reported from 16 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Benin BEN native 244
Africa Cameroon CMR native 244
Africa Congo COG native 244
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 244
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 244
Africa Gabon GAB native 244
Africa Gambia GMB native 244
Africa Ghana GHA native 244
Africa Guinea GIN native 244
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 244
Africa Liberia LBR native 244
Africa Nigeria NGA native 244
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP questionable 34088
Africa Senegal SEN native 244
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 244
Africa Togo TGO native 244
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