Gnathonemus petersii was reported from 9 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 8 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: Niger to Congo River basins (Ref. 3203). Widespread in the Congo basin (Ref. 1878, 4910, 11970, 41580, 41591, 106245, 106290). Also reported from the Cuanza in Angola (Ref. 99599) and Lake Tanganyika (Ref. 114071). Report from Lake Kivu questionable and probably erroneous (Ref. 51936).
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Table 1: Present in 8 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 11970
Africa Cameroon CMR native 81635
Africa Central Afr. Rp CAF native 45441
Africa Chad TCD native 2915
Africa Congo COG native 88942
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 41590
Africa Nigeria NGA native 2915
Africa Zambia ZMB native 246

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Rwanda RWA questionable 51936

Table 4: Reported from 9 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 11970
Africa Cameroon CMR native 81635
Africa Central Afr. Rp CAF native 45441
Africa Chad TCD native 2915
Africa Congo COG native 88942
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 41590
Africa Nigeria NGA native 2915
Africa Rwanda RWA questionable 51936
Africa Zambia ZMB native 246
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