Argyropelecus affinis was reported from 31 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 31 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 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: occasionally between Azores and Madeira (Ref. 4739), also from Senegal to Gulf of Guinea. Western Atlantic: 30°N-30°S, including the Gulf of Mexico (Ref. 27768). Northwest Atlantic: Canada (Ref. 5951). Indian Ocean: 20°N-20°S. Eastern Pacific: 35°N-35°S. Western Pacific: 30°N-10°S. South China Sea (Ref.74511).
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Table 1: Present in 31 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Azores Is. AZZ native 4739
Africa Benin BEN native 4462
South America Brazil BRA native 57991
Africa Cameroon CMR native 4462
North America Canada CAN native 5951
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 6808
South America Chile CHL native 9068
Asia China CHN native 74511
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 4462
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 4462
South America French Guiana GUF native 13608
Africa Gambia GMB native 4462
Africa Ghana GHA native 4462
Africa Guinea GIN native 4462
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 4462
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
North America Jamaica JAM native 27228
Asia Japan JPN native 559
South America Juan Fernández JFI native 33693
Africa Liberia LBR native 4462
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 4739
Africa Nigeria NGA native 4462
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6993
South America Peru PER native 45845
Africa Senegal SEN native 4462
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 4462
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4054
South America Suriname SUR native 13608
Africa Togo TGO native 4462
North America USA USA native 27768

Table 4: Reported from 31 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Azores Is. AZZ native 4739
Africa Benin BEN native 4462
South America Brazil BRA native 57991
Africa Cameroon CMR native 4462
North America Canada CAN native 5951
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 6808
South America Chile CHL native 9068
Asia China CHN native 74511
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 4462
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 4462
South America French Guiana GUF native 13608
Africa Gambia GMB native 4462
Africa Ghana GHA native 4462
Africa Guinea GIN native 4462
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 4462
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
North America Jamaica JAM native 27228
Asia Japan JPN native 559
South America Juan Fernández JFI native 33693
Africa Liberia LBR native 4462
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 4739
Africa Nigeria NGA native 4462
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6993
South America Peru PER native 45845
Africa Senegal SEN native 4462
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 4462
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4054
South America Suriname SUR native 13608
Africa Togo TGO native 4462
North America USA USA native 27768
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