Hoplostethus atlanticus was reported from 19 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 17 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: Gulf of Maine (Ref. 4784) [in error according to Moore (Fishes of the Gulf of Maine, in press), should be off northern Nova Scotia]. Eastern Atlantic: Iceland to Morocco; Walvis Bay, Namibia to off Durban, South Africa. Indo-Pacific: south-central Indian Ocean and New Zealand. Eastern Pacific: Chile (Ref. 27363). Several stocks may exist as suggested by distinct spawning sites and seasons.
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Table 1: Present in 17 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Amsterdam I. AMT native 4517
Oceania Australia AUS native 6390
Europe Azores Is. AZZ native 4784
South America Chile CHL native 9068
Europe Faeroe Is. FRO native 36696
Europe France FRA native 4517
North America Greenland GRL native 9925
Europe Iceland ISL native 12462
Europe Ireland IRL native 4784
Africa Morocco MAR native 4784
Africa Namibia NAM native 36731
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 86942
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4181
Europe Spain ESP native 86578
Africa St Paul I. SPL native 4517
North America USA USA native 4784

Table 2: Possible in 2 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
South America Argentina ARG questionable 86330
Europe Norway NOR questionable 9988

Table 4: Reported from 19 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Amsterdam I. AMT native 4517
South America Argentina ARG questionable 86330
Oceania Australia AUS native 6390
Europe Azores Is. AZZ native 4784
South America Chile CHL native 9068
Europe Faeroe Is. FRO native 36696
Europe France FRA native 4517
North America Greenland GRL native 9925
Europe Iceland ISL native 12462
Europe Ireland IRL native 4784
Africa Morocco MAR native 4784
Africa Namibia NAM native 36731
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 86942
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
Europe Norway NOR questionable 9988
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4181
Europe Spain ESP native 86578
Africa St Paul I. SPL native 4517
North America USA USA native 4784
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