Muraena melanotis was reported from 24 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 24 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: Eastern Atlantic: Mauritania to Namibia, including Cape Verde and the islands of the Bay of Biafra. Also known from western Atlantic.
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Table 1: Present in 24 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 4450
Africa Benin BEN native 4450
South America Brazil BRA native 57756
Africa Cameroon CMR native 4450
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 94080
Africa Congo COG native 4450
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 4450
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 4450
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 4450
Africa Gabon GAB native 4450
Africa Gambia GMB native 4450
Africa Ghana GHA native 4450
Africa Guinea GIN native 4450
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 26999
Africa Liberia LBR native 4450
Africa Mauritania MRT native 4450
Africa Namibia NAM native 4450
Africa Nigeria NGA native 4450
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 34088
Africa Senegal SEN native 4450
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 4450
South America St Paul's Rocks SPR native 58047
Africa Togo TGO native 4450
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 33407

Table 4: Reported from 24 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 4450
Africa Benin BEN native 4450
South America Brazil BRA native 57756
Africa Cameroon CMR native 4450
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 94080
Africa Congo COG native 4450
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 4450
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 4450
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 4450
Africa Gabon GAB native 4450
Africa Gambia GMB native 4450
Africa Ghana GHA native 4450
Africa Guinea GIN native 4450
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 26999
Africa Liberia LBR native 4450
Africa Mauritania MRT native 4450
Africa Namibia NAM native 4450
Africa Nigeria NGA native 4450
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 34088
Africa Senegal SEN native 4450
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 4450
South America St Paul's Rocks SPR native 58047
Africa Togo TGO native 4450
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 33407
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