Balistes punctatus was reported from 22 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 21 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: Eastern Atlantic: Morocco to Angola, including the Canary Islands, and Cape Verde.
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Table 1: Present in 21 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 5512
Africa Benin BEN native 6315
Africa Cameroon CMR native 7348
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 7348
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 94080
Africa Congo COG native 7348
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 7348
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 7348
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 7348
Africa Gabon GAB native 5516
Africa Gambia GMB native 7348
Africa Ghana GHA native 7348
Africa Guinea GIN native 2683
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 26999
Africa Liberia LBR native 7348
Africa Mauritania MRT native 7348
Africa Nigeria NGA native 7348
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 34088
Africa Senegal SEN native 7348
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 2683
Africa Togo TGO native 7348

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Madeira Is. MRA questionable 74541

Table 4: Reported from 22 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 5512
Africa Benin BEN native 6315
Africa Cameroon CMR native 7348
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 7348
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 94080
Africa Congo COG native 7348
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 7348
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 7348
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 7348
Africa Gabon GAB native 5516
Africa Gambia GMB native 7348
Africa Ghana GHA native 7348
Africa Guinea GIN native 2683
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 26999
Africa Liberia LBR native 7348
Africa Madeira Is. MRA questionable 74541
Africa Mauritania MRT native 7348
Africa Nigeria NGA native 7348
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 34088
Africa Senegal SEN native 7348
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 2683
Africa Togo TGO native 7348
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