Marcusenius macrolepidotus was reported from 12 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 11 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 1 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Africa: Lower Zambezi River from the delta upstream to at least Tete, if not Victoria Falls, and the lower Shire River; also Pungwe, Buzi and Mulela Rivers (Ref. 75962). Also upper and central Congo basin (Ref. 3203, 95585), Lake Rukwa basin (Ref. 95585), and east flowing rivers of Tanzania and Natal (Ref. 3203). Widespread and common in the Cunene and Okavango systems (Ref. 7248). Reports from Pool Malebo (Ref. 41585), the middle Congo River (Ref. 4910) and the Lulua (Kasai drainage)(Ref. 42554) possibly refer to M. angolensis.
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Table 1: Present in 11 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Botswana BWA native 27501
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 2970
Africa Malawi MWI native 37112
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 94473
Africa Namibia NAM native 33857
Africa South Africa ZAF native 13332
Africa Sudan SDN native 4906
Africa Swaziland SWZ native 7248
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4967
Africa Zambia ZMB native 13332
Africa Zimbabwe ZWE native 13337

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Kenya KEN questionable 52331

Table 4: Reported from 12 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Botswana BWA native 27501
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 2970
Africa Kenya KEN questionable 52331
Africa Malawi MWI native 37112
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 94473
Africa Namibia NAM native 33857
Africa South Africa ZAF native 13332
Africa Sudan SDN native 4906
Africa Swaziland SWZ native 7248
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4967
Africa Zambia ZMB native 13332
Africa Zimbabwe ZWE native 13337
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