Benthodesmus tenuis was reported from 30 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 26 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 4 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Western Atlantic: Canada (Ref. 5951), off Cape Hatteras, Gulf of Mexico, Suriname and southern Brazil. Eastern Atlantic: Gulf of Guinea to Angola. Western Indian Ocean: off Natal, South Africa (Ref. 11228). Western Pacific: Emperor Seamounts, Japan, Ryukyu Islands, Viet Nam, and the Sulu Sea. Indian Ocean: south of Java, Indonesia. Reported from British Columbia, Canada (Ref. 11980).
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Table 1: Present in 26 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 3166
North America Bahamas BHS native 6181
South America Brazil BRA native 6181
Africa Cameroon CMR native 6181
Asia China CHN native 57879
Africa Congo COG native 6181
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 6181
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 6181
Africa Gabon GAB native 6181
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 6181
Asia Indonesia IDN native 6181
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Kuril Is. KUR native 43171
Asia Malaysia MYS native 6181
North America Mexico MEX native 6181
Africa Namibia NAM native 36731
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 6181
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 6181
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 6181
Africa South Africa ZAF native 11228
South America Suriname SUR native 13608
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 33407
North America USA USA native 6181
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 6181

Table 2: Possible in 4 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
North America Canada CAN stray 11980
Africa Cape Verde CPV questionable 27000
Asia India IND questionable 45255
Oceania New Zealand NZL questionable 5755

Table 4: Reported from 30 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 3166
North America Bahamas BHS native 6181
South America Brazil BRA native 6181
Africa Cameroon CMR native 6181
North America Canada CAN stray 11980
Africa Cape Verde CPV questionable 27000
Asia China CHN native 57879
Africa Congo COG native 6181
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 6181
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 6181
Africa Gabon GAB native 6181
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 6181
Asia India IND questionable 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 6181
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Kuril Is. KUR native 43171
Asia Malaysia MYS native 6181
North America Mexico MEX native 6181
Africa Namibia NAM native 36731
Oceania New Zealand NZL questionable 5755
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 6181
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 6181
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 6181
Africa South Africa ZAF native 11228
South America Suriname SUR native 13608
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 33407
North America USA USA native 6181
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 6181
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European Union's Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 226874

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