Misgurnus anguillicaudatus was reported from 22 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 22 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Asia: Native to Siberia (Tugur and Amur drainages), Sakhalin, Korea, Japan, China south to northern Vietnam. Europe: Introduced in several localities in Rhine (Germany) and Ticino (Italy, north of Milano) drainages, Aral Sea basin, North America, Australia and Hawaii. This species proved successful in the aquarium fish trade and has also been introduced to other countries (Ref. 1739). At least one country reports adverse ecological impact after introduction.
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Table 1: Present in 22 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS introduced 44894
Asia Cambodia KHM native 4515
North America Canada CAN introduced 112251
Asia China CHN native 41093
Europe Germany DEU introduced 53468
Oceania Hawaii HWI introduced 5360
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 5258
Asia India IND native 45255
Europe Italy ITA introduced 53469
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Korea (North) PRK native 1739
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Laos LAO native 43281
Asia Myanmar MMR native 4832
Oceania Palau PLW introduced 1739
Asia Philippines PHL introduced 6096
Europe Russia RUS native 13397
Asia Taiwan TWN native 27732
Asia Thailand THA native 559
Asia Turkmenistan TKM introduced 30700
North America USA USA introduced 1739
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 44416

Table 4: Reported from 22 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS introduced 44894
Asia Cambodia KHM native 4515
North America Canada CAN introduced 112251
Asia China CHN native 41093
Europe Germany DEU introduced 53468
Oceania Hawaii HWI introduced 5360
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 5258
Asia India IND native 45255
Europe Italy ITA introduced 53469
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Korea (North) PRK native 1739
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Laos LAO native 43281
Asia Myanmar MMR native 4832
Oceania Palau PLW introduced 1739
Asia Philippines PHL introduced 6096
Europe Russia RUS native 13397
Asia Taiwan TWN native 27732
Asia Thailand THA native 559
Asia Turkmenistan TKM introduced 30700
North America USA USA introduced 1739
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 44416
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