Lagocephalus laevigatus was reported from 46 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 45 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 1 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Western Atlantic: New England, USA and Bermuda to Argentina (Ref. 47377). Eastern Atlantic: Mauritania to Namibia (Ref. 27121). Southwest Atlantic: Sergipe, Brazil (Ref. 118626).
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Table 1: Present in 45 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 5287
North America Antigua Barbuda ATG native 3821
South America Argentina ARG native 26938
North America Aruba ABW native 5217
North America Bahamas BHS native 3821
North America Barbados BRB native 3821
North America Belize BLZ native 3821
North America Bermuda BMU native 7251
South America Brazil BRA native 36453
Africa Cameroon CMR native 94595
South America Colombia COL native 5217
Africa Congo COG native 94594
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 28587
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
North America Curaçao I. CUW native 5217
North America Dominica DMA native 3821
North America Dominican Rp DOM native 3821
South America French Guiana GUF native 13608
Africa Gabon GAB native 5516
Africa Gambia GMB native 28587
Africa Ghana GHA native 66928
North America Grenada GRD native 3821
Africa Guinea GIN native 28587
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 26999
South America Guyana GUY native 5217
North America Haiti HTI native 3821
North America Jamaica JAM native 3821
Africa Mauritania MRT native 5377
North America Mexico MEX native 3821
Africa Namibia NAM native 27121
North America Nicaragua NIC native 13613
Africa Nigeria NGA native 94595
North America Puerto Rico PRI native 50307
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 34088
Africa Senegal SEN native 28587
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 4743
Europe Spain ESP native 86772
North America St Kitts Nevis KNA native 3821
North America St Lucia LCA native 3821
North America St Vincent Gren. VCT native 3821
South America Suriname SUR native 26912
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 3136
South America Uruguay URY native 54736
North America USA USA native 7251
South America Venezuela VEN native 5217

Table 3: Absent from 1 country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Cape Verde CPV error 94080

Table 4: Reported from 46 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 5287
North America Antigua Barbuda ATG native 3821
South America Argentina ARG native 26938
North America Aruba ABW native 5217
North America Bahamas BHS native 3821
North America Barbados BRB native 3821
North America Belize BLZ native 3821
North America Bermuda BMU native 7251
South America Brazil BRA native 36453
Africa Cameroon CMR native 94595
Africa Cape Verde CPV error 94080
South America Colombia COL native 5217
Africa Congo COG native 94594
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 28587
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
North America Curaçao I. CUW native 5217
North America Dominica DMA native 3821
North America Dominican Rp DOM native 3821
South America French Guiana GUF native 13608
Africa Gabon GAB native 5516
Africa Gambia GMB native 28587
Africa Ghana GHA native 66928
North America Grenada GRD native 3821
Africa Guinea GIN native 28587
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 26999
South America Guyana GUY native 5217
North America Haiti HTI native 3821
North America Jamaica JAM native 3821
Africa Mauritania MRT native 5377
North America Mexico MEX native 3821
Africa Namibia NAM native 27121
North America Nicaragua NIC native 13613
Africa Nigeria NGA native 94595
North America Puerto Rico PRI native 50307
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 34088
Africa Senegal SEN native 28587
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 4743
Europe Spain ESP native 86772
North America St Kitts Nevis KNA native 3821
North America St Lucia LCA native 3821
North America St Vincent Gren. VCT native 3821
South America Suriname SUR native 26912
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 3136
South America Uruguay URY native 54736
North America USA USA native 7251
South America Venezuela VEN native 5217
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