Gasterochisma melampus was reported from 13 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 10 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 3 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Circumglobal in southern temperate waters.
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Table 1: Present in 10 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Amsterdam I. AMT native 168
South America Argentina ARG native 168
Oceania Australia AUS native 168
South America Brazil BRA native 36453
South America Chile CHL native 168
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
Subantarctica Prince Edward PEI native 168
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5313
Africa St Paul I. SPL native 168
South America Uruguay URY native 54736

Table 2: Possible in 3 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Subantarctica Crozet Is. CRZ questionable 168
South America Ecuador ECU stray 58302
Oceania Hawaii HWI stray 58302

Table 4: Reported from 13 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Amsterdam I. AMT native 168
South America Argentina ARG native 168
Oceania Australia AUS native 168
South America Brazil BRA native 36453
South America Chile CHL native 168
Subantarctica Crozet Is. CRZ questionable 168
South America Ecuador ECU stray 58302
Oceania Hawaii HWI stray 58302
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
Subantarctica Prince Edward PEI native 168
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5313
Africa St Paul I. SPL native 168
South America Uruguay URY native 54736
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European Union's Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 226874

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