Isurus oxyrinchus was reported from 179 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 179 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: Cosmopolitan in temperate and tropical seas (Ref. 6871, 11230). Western Atlantic: Gulf of Maine to southern Brazil and Argentina (Ref. 58839), including the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean. Eastern Atlantic: Norway to South Africa, including the Mediterranean. Indo-Pacific: East Africa to Hawaii, north to Primorskiy Kray (Russian Federation), south to Australia and New Zealand. Eastern Pacific: south of Aleutian Islands and from southern California, USA to Chile.
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Table 1: Present in 179 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
North America Alaska ALK native 43939
Europe Albania ALB native 247
Africa Algeria DZA native 247
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 247
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Africa Angola AGO native 247
North America Anguilla AIA native 247
North America Antigua Barbuda ATG native 247
South America Argentina ARG native 247
North America Aruba ABW native 247
Africa Ascension I. ASC native 98447
Oceania Australia AUS native 6871
North America Bahamas BHS native 5521
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 247
North America Barbados BRB native 247
North America Belize BLZ native 247
Africa Benin BEN native 247
North America Bermuda BMU native 247
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH native 247
South America Brazil BRA native 59152
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 247
Asia Cambodia KHM native 247
Africa Cameroon CMR native 247
North America Canada CAN native 247
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 6808
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 94080
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 13574
North America Cayman Is. CYM native 247
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 247
South America Chile CHL native 247
Asia China CHN native 247
South America Cocos I. (C.R.) CCC native 9253
South America Colombia COL native 247
Africa Comoros COM native 247
Africa Congo COG native 247
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 247
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 247
North America Costa Rica CRI native 247
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 247
Europe Croatia HRV native 247
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
Asia Cyprus CYP native 247
Africa Djibouti DJI native 247
North America Dominica DMA native 247
North America Dominican Rp DOM native 247
Oceania Easter I. EAS native 89467
South America Ecuador ECU native 40498
Africa Egypt EGY native 247
North America El Salvador SLV native 247
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 247
Africa Eritrea ERI native 247
Oceania Fiji FJI native 247
Europe France FRA native 247
South America French Guiana GUF native 247
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 247
Africa Gabon GAB native 247
South America Galapagos Is. GOS native 247
Africa Gambia GMB native 247
Africa Ghana GHA native 247
Europe Greece GRC native 247
North America Grenada GRD native 247
North America Guadeloupe GLP native 247
Oceania Guam GUM native 247
North America Guatemala GTM native 247
Africa Guinea GIN native 247
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 247
South America Guyana GUY native 247
North America Haiti HTI native 247
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
North America Honduras HND native 247
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 13574
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 247
Asia Iran IRN native 247
Europe Ireland IRL native 247
Asia Israel ISR native 247
Europe Italy ITA native 247
North America Jamaica JAM native 247
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Johnston I. JTN native 13574
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 247
Oceania Kermadec Is. KMD native 89422
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 247
Asia Korea (North) PRK native 247
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Lebanon LBN native 247
Africa Liberia LBR native 247
Africa Libya LBY native 247
Asia Macau MAC native 13574
Africa Madagascar MDG native 247
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 247
Asia Malaysia MYS native 247
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Europe Malta MLT native 33971
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 13574
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 247
North America Martinique MTQ native 247
Africa Mauritania MRT native 247
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
North America Mexico MEX native 247
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 247
Europe Monaco MCO native 247
Europe Montenegro MNE native 247
North America Montserrat MSR native 247
Africa Morocco MAR native 247
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5578
Asia Myanmar MMR native 247
Africa Namibia NAM native 36731
Oceania Nauru NRU native 247
North America Neth Antilles ANT native 247
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 247
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 26346
North America Nicaragua NIC native 247
Africa Nigeria NGA native 247
Oceania Niue NIU native 247
Oceania Norfolk I. NFK native 8880
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 247
Europe Norway NOR native 247
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 2872
Oceania Palau PLW native 247
North America Panama PAN native 247
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 247
South America Peru PER native 247
Asia Philippines PHL native 47737
Europe Portugal PRT native 247
North America Puerto Rico PRI native 247
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
North America Revillagigedo REV native 9253
Europe Russia RUS native 247
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 247
Oceania Samoa WSM native 247
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 247
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 247
Africa Senegal SEN native 247
Africa Seychelles SYC native 247
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 247
Asia Singapore SGP native 247
Europe Slovenia SVN native 27929
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 247
Africa Somalia SOM native 247
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5578
Europe Spain ESP native 247
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 247
Africa St Helena SHN native 247
North America St Kitts Nevis KNA native 247
North America St Lucia LCA native 247
South America St Paul's Rocks SPR native 13067
North America St Vincent Gren. VCT native 247
Africa Sudan SDN native 247
South America Suriname SUR native 247
Asia Syria SYR native 247
Oceania Tahiti TIT native 13574
Asia Taiwan TWN native 247
Africa Tanzania TZA native 247
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Africa Togo TGO native 247
Oceania Tokelau TKL native 247
Oceania Tonga TON native 247
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 247
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 13574
Africa Tunisia TUN native 247
Asia Turkey TUR native 57855
North America Turks Caicos Is. TCA native 247
Oceania Tuvalu TUV native 247
Europe UK GBR native 247
South America Uruguay URY native 247
North America USA USA native 276
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 247
South America Venezuela VEN native 247
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 9705
North America Virgin Is. (UK) VGB native 247
North America Virgin Is. (US) VIR native 247
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 13574
Oceania Wallis Futuna WLF native 247
Africa West Sahara ESH native 247
Asia Yemen YEM native 247

Table 4: Reported from 179 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
North America Alaska ALK native 43939
Europe Albania ALB native 247
Africa Algeria DZA native 247
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 247
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Africa Angola AGO native 247
North America Anguilla AIA native 247
North America Antigua Barbuda ATG native 247
South America Argentina ARG native 247
North America Aruba ABW native 247
Africa Ascension I. ASC native 98447
Oceania Australia AUS native 6871
North America Bahamas BHS native 5521
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 247
North America Barbados BRB native 247
North America Belize BLZ native 247
Africa Benin BEN native 247
North America Bermuda BMU native 247
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH native 247
South America Brazil BRA native 59152
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 247
Asia Cambodia KHM native 247
Africa Cameroon CMR native 247
North America Canada CAN native 247
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 6808
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 94080
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 13574
North America Cayman Is. CYM native 247
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 247
South America Chile CHL native 247
Asia China CHN native 247
South America Cocos I. (C.R.) CCC native 9253
South America Colombia COL native 247
Africa Comoros COM native 247
Africa Congo COG native 247
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 247
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 247
North America Costa Rica CRI native 247
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 247
Europe Croatia HRV native 247
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
Asia Cyprus CYP native 247
Africa Djibouti DJI native 247
North America Dominica DMA native 247
North America Dominican Rp DOM native 247
Oceania Easter I. EAS native 89467
South America Ecuador ECU native 40498
Africa Egypt EGY native 247
North America El Salvador SLV native 247
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 247
Africa Eritrea ERI native 247
Oceania Fiji FJI native 247
Europe France FRA native 247
South America French Guiana GUF native 247
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 247
Africa Gabon GAB native 247
South America Galapagos Is. GOS native 247
Africa Gambia GMB native 247
Africa Ghana GHA native 247
Europe Greece GRC native 247
North America Grenada GRD native 247
North America Guadeloupe GLP native 247
Oceania Guam GUM native 247
North America Guatemala GTM native 247
Africa Guinea GIN native 247
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 247
South America Guyana GUY native 247
North America Haiti HTI native 247
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
North America Honduras HND native 247
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 13574
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 247
Asia Iran IRN native 247
Europe Ireland IRL native 247
Asia Israel ISR native 247
Europe Italy ITA native 247
North America Jamaica JAM native 247
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Johnston I. JTN native 13574
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 247
Oceania Kermadec Is. KMD native 89422
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 247
Asia Korea (North) PRK native 247
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Lebanon LBN native 247
Africa Liberia LBR native 247
Africa Libya LBY native 247
Asia Macau MAC native 13574
Africa Madagascar MDG native 247
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 247
Asia Malaysia MYS native 247
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Europe Malta MLT native 33971
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 13574
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 247
North America Martinique MTQ native 247
Africa Mauritania MRT native 247
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
North America Mexico MEX native 247
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 247
Europe Monaco MCO native 247
Europe Montenegro MNE native 247
North America Montserrat MSR native 247
Africa Morocco MAR native 247
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5578
Asia Myanmar MMR native 247
Africa Namibia NAM native 36731
Oceania Nauru NRU native 247
North America Neth Antilles ANT native 247
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 247
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 26346
North America Nicaragua NIC native 247
Africa Nigeria NGA native 247
Oceania Niue NIU native 247
Oceania Norfolk I. NFK native 8880
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 247
Europe Norway NOR native 247
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 2872
Oceania Palau PLW native 247
North America Panama PAN native 247
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 247
South America Peru PER native 247
Asia Philippines PHL native 47737
Europe Portugal PRT native 247
North America Puerto Rico PRI native 247
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
North America Revillagigedo REV native 9253
Europe Russia RUS native 247
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 247
Oceania Samoa WSM native 247
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 247
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 247
Africa Senegal SEN native 247
Africa Seychelles SYC native 247
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 247
Asia Singapore SGP native 247
Europe Slovenia SVN native 27929
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 247
Africa Somalia SOM native 247
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5578
Europe Spain ESP native 247
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 247
Africa St Helena SHN native 247
North America St Kitts Nevis KNA native 247
North America St Lucia LCA native 247
South America St Paul's Rocks SPR native 13067
North America St Vincent Gren. VCT native 247
Africa Sudan SDN native 247
South America Suriname SUR native 247
Asia Syria SYR native 247
Oceania Tahiti TIT native 13574
Asia Taiwan TWN native 247
Africa Tanzania TZA native 247
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Africa Togo TGO native 247
Oceania Tokelau TKL native 247
Oceania Tonga TON native 247
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 247
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 13574
Africa Tunisia TUN native 247
Asia Turkey TUR native 57855
North America Turks Caicos Is. TCA native 247
Oceania Tuvalu TUV native 247
Europe UK GBR native 247
South America Uruguay URY native 247
North America USA USA native 276
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 247
South America Venezuela VEN native 247
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 9705
North America Virgin Is. (UK) VGB native 247
North America Virgin Is. (US) VIR native 247
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 13574
Oceania Wallis Futuna WLF native 247
Africa West Sahara ESH native 247
Asia Yemen YEM native 247
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