Mastacembelus niger was reported from 9 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 7 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 2 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Africa: Mbonge River basin in Cameroon to the Shiloango River basin in Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ref. 81678). Also present in the Congo River basin (Ref. 81678) from the Kinsuka rapids and Pool Malebo (Ref. 41585) up to the Wagenia Falls (Ref. 106245). Reports of Mastacembelus flavomarginatus from the rivers Konkouré (Ref. 3009) and Sassandra (Ref. 3057) are misidentifications of respectively Mastacembelus kakrimensis (Ref. 55095) and Mastacembelus praensis (Ref. 57415).
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Table 1: Present in 7 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 11970
Africa Cameroon CMR native 81678
Africa Central Afr. Rp CAF native 114003
Africa Congo COG native 81678
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 81678
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 81678
Africa Gabon GAB native 81678

Table 3: Absent from 2 country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV misidentification 3057
Africa Guinea GIN misidentification 3009

Table 4: Reported from 9 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 11970
Africa Cameroon CMR native 81678
Africa Central Afr. Rp CAF native 114003
Africa Congo COG native 81678
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 81678
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV misidentification 3057
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 81678
Africa Gabon GAB native 81678
Africa Guinea GIN misidentification 3009
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