Epinephelus guttatus was reported from 40 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 38 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: Western Atlantic: North Carolina, USA to Paraíba, Brazil (Ref. 57756). The most common species of Epinephelus in the West Indies.
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Table 1: Present in 38 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
North America Anguilla AIA native 5222
North America Antigua Barbuda ATG native 5222
North America Aruba ABW native 5222
North America Bahamas BHS native 5521
North America Barbados BRB native 5222
North America Belize BLZ native 5222
North America Bermuda BMU native 5222
South America Brazil BRA native 57756
North America Cayman Is. CYM native 5222
South America Colombia COL native 5222
North America Costa Rica CRI native 5222
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
North America Curaçao I. CUW native 5222
North America Dominica DMA native 5222
North America Dominican Rp DOM native 5222
North America Grenada GRD native 5222
North America Guadeloupe GLP native 5222
North America Guatemala GTM native 5222
South America Guyana GUY native 13325
North America Haiti HTI native 5222
North America Honduras HND native 5222
North America Jamaica JAM native 5222
North America Martinique MTQ native 5222
North America Mexico MEX native 5222
North America Montserrat MSR native 5222
North America Neth Antilles ANT native 5222
North America Nicaragua NIC native 5222
North America Panama PAN native 5222
North America Puerto Rico PRI native 5222
North America St Kitts Nevis KNA native 5222
North America St Lucia LCA native 5222
North America St Vincent Gren. VCT native 5222
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 5222
North America Turks Caicos Is. TCA native 5222
North America USA USA native 5222
South America Venezuela VEN native 5222
North America Virgin Is. (UK) VGB native 5222
North America Virgin Is. (US) VIR native 26180

Table 2: Possible in 2 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
South America French Guiana GUF questionable 13325
South America Suriname SUR questionable 13325

Table 4: Reported from 40 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
North America Anguilla AIA native 5222
North America Antigua Barbuda ATG native 5222
North America Aruba ABW native 5222
North America Bahamas BHS native 5521
North America Barbados BRB native 5222
North America Belize BLZ native 5222
North America Bermuda BMU native 5222
South America Brazil BRA native 57756
North America Cayman Is. CYM native 5222
South America Colombia COL native 5222
North America Costa Rica CRI native 5222
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
North America Curaçao I. CUW native 5222
North America Dominica DMA native 5222
North America Dominican Rp DOM native 5222
South America French Guiana GUF questionable 13325
North America Grenada GRD native 5222
North America Guadeloupe GLP native 5222
North America Guatemala GTM native 5222
South America Guyana GUY native 13325
North America Haiti HTI native 5222
North America Honduras HND native 5222
North America Jamaica JAM native 5222
North America Martinique MTQ native 5222
North America Mexico MEX native 5222
North America Montserrat MSR native 5222
North America Neth Antilles ANT native 5222
North America Nicaragua NIC native 5222
North America Panama PAN native 5222
North America Puerto Rico PRI native 5222
North America St Kitts Nevis KNA native 5222
North America St Lucia LCA native 5222
North America St Vincent Gren. VCT native 5222
South America Suriname SUR questionable 13325
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 5222
North America Turks Caicos Is. TCA native 5222
North America USA USA native 5222
South America Venezuela VEN native 5222
North America Virgin Is. (UK) VGB native 5222
North America Virgin Is. (US) VIR native 26180
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