Oreochromis mortimeri was reported from 4 countries/islands


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

Distribution: Africa: Middle Zambezi and its tributaries, including Luangwa River (except probably the upper reaches of its tributaries Lunsemfwa and Mulungwishi above the escarpment), Hunyani River and Lake Kariba (Ref. 5166). Introduced to Kipopo and the Lufira River (upper Congo River basin) in Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ref. 1978).
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Table 1: Present in 3 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD introduced 1739
Africa Zambia ZMB native 27602
Africa Zimbabwe ZWE native 13337

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Kenya KEN questionable 58

Table 4: Reported from 4 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD introduced 1739
Africa Kenya KEN questionable 58
Africa Zambia ZMB native 27602
Africa Zimbabwe ZWE native 13337
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