Mitsukurina owstoni was reported from 15 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 15 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: Western Atlantic: Guyana (Ref. 6871), Suriname (Ref. 13608, 11228) and French Guiana. Eastern Atlantic: France (Bay of Biscay), Madeira, Portugal, and South Africa. Western Indian Ocean: off South Africa. Western Pacific: Japan, Australia (South Australia, New South Wales), New Zealand (Ref. 26346). Eastern Pacific: USA (southern California) (Ref. 43278).
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Table 1: Present in 15 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 6871
South America Brazil BRA native 53443
Europe France FRA native 247
South America French Guiana GUF native 247
South America Guyana GUY native 6871
Asia Japan JPN native 247
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 247
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 43278
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 26346
Europe Portugal PRT native 247
Africa Senegal SEN native 43278
Africa South Africa ZAF native 11228
Europe Spain ESP native 247
South America Suriname SUR native 13608
North America USA USA native 43278

Table 4: Reported from 15 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 6871
South America Brazil BRA native 53443
Europe France FRA native 247
South America French Guiana GUF native 247
South America Guyana GUY native 6871
Asia Japan JPN native 247
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 247
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 43278
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 26346
Europe Portugal PRT native 247
Africa Senegal SEN native 43278
Africa South Africa ZAF native 11228
Europe Spain ESP native 247
South America Suriname SUR native 13608
North America USA USA native 43278
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European Union's Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 226874

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