Coptodon rendalli was reported from 40 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 37 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 3 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Africa: from the middle Congo River basin (Kasai drainage and between the Lomami and Kisangani) up to the upper Lualaba and the Bangweulu area (Ref. 55074). Also in Lake Malawi, Zambesi, coastal areas from Zambesi Delta to Natal, Okavango and Cunene (Ref. 5163) as well as the Limpopo, Malagarasi (Ref. 55074) and Lake Tanganyika (Ref. 55074, 74387). Also present in the Cuanza and Catumbela rivers in Angola (Ref. 11970). Introduced elsewhere usually for weed control and aquaculture. Several countries report adverse ecological impact after introduction.
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Table 1: Present in 37 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 120641
North America Antigua Barbuda ATG introduced 1739
Africa Botswana BWA native 27501
South America Brazil BRA introduced 1739
Africa Burundi BDI introduced 1739
Africa Cameroon CMR introduced 82489
Africa Chad TCD introduced 88
South America Colombia COL introduced 12228
Africa Congo COG introduced 82489
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 55074
North America Cuba CUB introduced 1739
North America Dominican Rp DOM introduced 12228
North America El Salvador SLV introduced 1739
Africa Ethiopia ETH introduced 58460
Africa Gabon GAB introduced 82489
Oceania Hawaii HWI introduced 5360
Africa Kenya KEN introduced 52331
Africa Madagascar MDG introduced 1739
Africa Malawi MWI native 5163
Africa Mauritius MUS introduced 1739
North America Mexico MEX introduced 26550
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 13332
Africa Namibia NAM native 3091
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG introduced 9420
South America Peru PER introduced 1739
North America Puerto Rico PRI introduced 13498
Africa Rwanda RWA introduced 1739
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5163
Asia Sri Lanka LKA introduced 6028
Africa Swaziland SWZ native 7248
Africa Tanzania TZA native 118638
Asia Thailand THA introduced 1739
Asia Turkey TUR introduced 57271
Africa Uganda UGA introduced 1739
Oceania Wallis Futuna WLF introduced 9420
Africa Zambia ZMB native 13332
Africa Zimbabwe ZWE native 13337

Table 2: Possible in 3 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Mauritania MRT questionable 55783
Africa Niger NER questionable 21
Africa Senegal SEN questionable 21

Table 4: Reported from 40 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 120641
North America Antigua Barbuda ATG introduced 1739
Africa Botswana BWA native 27501
South America Brazil BRA introduced 1739
Africa Burundi BDI introduced 1739
Africa Cameroon CMR introduced 82489
Africa Chad TCD introduced 88
South America Colombia COL introduced 12228
Africa Congo COG introduced 82489
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 55074
North America Cuba CUB introduced 1739
North America Dominican Rp DOM introduced 12228
North America El Salvador SLV introduced 1739
Africa Ethiopia ETH introduced 58460
Africa Gabon GAB introduced 82489
Oceania Hawaii HWI introduced 5360
Africa Kenya KEN introduced 52331
Africa Madagascar MDG introduced 1739
Africa Malawi MWI native 5163
Africa Mauritania MRT questionable 55783
Africa Mauritius MUS introduced 1739
North America Mexico MEX introduced 26550
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 13332
Africa Namibia NAM native 3091
Africa Niger NER questionable 21
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG introduced 9420
South America Peru PER introduced 1739
North America Puerto Rico PRI introduced 13498
Africa Rwanda RWA introduced 1739
Africa Senegal SEN questionable 21
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5163
Asia Sri Lanka LKA introduced 6028
Africa Swaziland SWZ native 7248
Africa Tanzania TZA native 118638
Asia Thailand THA introduced 1739
Asia Turkey TUR introduced 57271
Africa Uganda UGA introduced 1739
Oceania Wallis Futuna WLF introduced 9420
Africa Zambia ZMB native 13332
Africa Zimbabwe ZWE native 13337
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