Somniosus pacificus was reported from 13 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 6 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 1 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 6 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: North Pacific and Arctic: Taiwan to Japan and Kuril Islands, Sea of Okhotsk, southeastern Kamchatka, Commander and Aleutian Islands, and southern Baja California to Gulf of Alaska, Bering Sea and Chukchi Sea.
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Table 1: Present in 6 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
North America Alaska ALK native 247
North America Canada CAN native 6885
Asia Japan JPN native 247
North America Mexico MEX native 247
Europe Russia RUS native 247
North America USA USA native 276

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
North America Cuba CUB questionable 54206

Table 3: Absent from 6 country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
South America Argentina ARG error 50224
Oceania Australia AUS error 6871
South America Brazil BRA error 50224
South America Chile CHL error 50224
Oceania New Zealand NZL error 50224
South America Uruguay URY error 50224

Table 4: Reported from 13 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
North America Alaska ALK native 247
South America Argentina ARG error 50224
Oceania Australia AUS error 6871
South America Brazil BRA error 50224
North America Canada CAN native 6885
South America Chile CHL error 50224
North America Cuba CUB questionable 54206
Asia Japan JPN native 247
North America Mexico MEX native 247
Oceania New Zealand NZL error 50224
Europe Russia RUS native 247
South America Uruguay URY error 50224
North America USA USA native 276
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The map in this page was supported by BioFresh that has received funding from the
European Union's Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 226874

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