Echeneis naucrates was reported from 128 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 127 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: Circumtropical. Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada and Bermuda to Uruguay (Ref. 7251, 26938). Eastern Central Atlantic: Madeira Island (Ref. 74541).
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Table 1: Present in 127 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Algeria DZA native 56488
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Africa Angola AGO native 3166
North America Anguilla AIA native 26938
North America Antigua Barbuda ATG native 26938
South America Argentina ARG native 2806
North America Aruba ABW native 5217
Africa Ascension I. ASC native 98447
Oceania Australia AUS native 78751
North America Bahamas BHS native 5521
Asia Bahrain BHR native 68964
North America Barbados BRB native 26938
North America Belize BLZ native 26340
North America Bermuda BMU native 7251
South America Brazil BRA native 26340
Europe Bulgaria BGR native 37297
Asia Cambodia KHM native 84750
North America Canada CAN native 5951
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 27000
Africa Cargados Carajos CRG native 33390
North America Cayman Is. CYM native 9761
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 47843
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
South America Colombia COL native 5217
Africa Comoros COM native 33390
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 28587
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
North America Curaçao I. CUW native 5217
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
North America Dominica DMA native 26938
North America Dominican Rp DOM native 13442
Oceania Easter I. EAS native 89467
Africa Egypt EGY native 28618
Europe France FRA native 116450
South America French Guiana GUF native 13608
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 89972
South America Galapagos Is. GOS native 26352
Europe Greece GRC native 48657
North America Grenada GRD native 26938
North America Guadeloupe GLP native 26938
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Africa Guinea GIN native 28587
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 26999
South America Guyana GUY native 26819
North America Haiti HTI native 26938
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 583
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Iran IRN native 47613
Asia Iraq IRQ native 115291
Europe Italy ITA native 13729
North America Jamaica JAM native 26938
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 12484
Oceania Kermadec Is. KMD native 8881
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Kuwait KWT native 28618
Asia Lebanon LBN native 3397
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Africa Madagascar MDG native 33390
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 74541
Asia Malaysia MYS native 5756
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Europe Malta MLT native 33971
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 37816
North America Martinique MTQ native 26938
Africa Mauritania MRT native 55783
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
North America Mexico MEX native 74908
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
North America Montserrat MSR native 26938
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Asia Myanmar MMR native 5736
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 9070
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
North America Nicaragua NIC native 13613
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania Norfolk I. NFK native 8879
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 37816
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 2872
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 13370
Asia Philippines PHL native 10558
North America Puerto Rico PRI native 50307
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 34088
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 68964
Africa Senegal SEN native 28587
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 4743
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 12484
Europe Spain ESP native 95727
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 10361
Africa St Helena SHN native 5288
North America St Kitts Nevis KNA native 26938
North America St Lucia LCA native 26938
North America St Vincent Gren. VCT native 26938
South America Suriname SUR native 26912
Asia Syria SYR native 87676
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 2871
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
South America Trind. M.Vaz Is. TRD native 40849
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 5217
Asia Turkey TUR native 57855
North America Turks Caicos Is. TCA native 26938
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
South America Uruguay URY native 7251
North America USA USA native 2850
South America Venezuela VEN native 5217
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 2682
North America Virgin Is. (UK) VGB native 26938
North America Virgin Is. (US) VIR native 26938
Asia Yemen YEM native 28016

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Thailand THA questionable 37773

Table 4: Reported from 128 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Algeria DZA native 56488
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Africa Angola AGO native 3166
North America Anguilla AIA native 26938
North America Antigua Barbuda ATG native 26938
South America Argentina ARG native 2806
North America Aruba ABW native 5217
Africa Ascension I. ASC native 98447
Oceania Australia AUS native 78751
North America Bahamas BHS native 5521
Asia Bahrain BHR native 68964
North America Barbados BRB native 26938
North America Belize BLZ native 26340
North America Bermuda BMU native 7251
South America Brazil BRA native 26340
Europe Bulgaria BGR native 37297
Asia Cambodia KHM native 84750
North America Canada CAN native 5951
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 27000
Africa Cargados Carajos CRG native 33390
North America Cayman Is. CYM native 9761
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 47843
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
South America Colombia COL native 5217
Africa Comoros COM native 33390
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 28587
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
North America Curaçao I. CUW native 5217
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
North America Dominica DMA native 26938
North America Dominican Rp DOM native 13442
Oceania Easter I. EAS native 89467
Africa Egypt EGY native 28618
Europe France FRA native 116450
South America French Guiana GUF native 13608
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 89972
South America Galapagos Is. GOS native 26352
Europe Greece GRC native 48657
North America Grenada GRD native 26938
North America Guadeloupe GLP native 26938
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Africa Guinea GIN native 28587
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 26999
South America Guyana GUY native 26819
North America Haiti HTI native 26938
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 583
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Iran IRN native 47613
Asia Iraq IRQ native 115291
Europe Italy ITA native 13729
North America Jamaica JAM native 26938
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 12484
Oceania Kermadec Is. KMD native 8881
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Kuwait KWT native 28618
Asia Lebanon LBN native 3397
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Africa Madagascar MDG native 33390
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 74541
Asia Malaysia MYS native 5756
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Europe Malta MLT native 33971
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 37816
North America Martinique MTQ native 26938
Africa Mauritania MRT native 55783
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
North America Mexico MEX native 74908
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
North America Montserrat MSR native 26938
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Asia Myanmar MMR native 5736
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 9070
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
North America Nicaragua NIC native 13613
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania Norfolk I. NFK native 8879
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 37816
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 2872
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 13370
Asia Philippines PHL native 10558
North America Puerto Rico PRI native 50307
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 34088
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 68964
Africa Senegal SEN native 28587
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 4743
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 12484
Europe Spain ESP native 95727
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 10361
Africa St Helena SHN native 5288
North America St Kitts Nevis KNA native 26938
North America St Lucia LCA native 26938
North America St Vincent Gren. VCT native 26938
South America Suriname SUR native 26912
Asia Syria SYR native 87676
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 2871
Asia Thailand THA questionable 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
South America Trind. M.Vaz Is. TRD native 40849
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 5217
Asia Turkey TUR native 57855
North America Turks Caicos Is. TCA native 26938
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
South America Uruguay URY native 7251
North America USA USA native 2850
South America Venezuela VEN native 5217
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 2682
North America Virgin Is. (UK) VGB native 26938
North America Virgin Is. (US) VIR native 26938
Asia Yemen YEM native 28016
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