Platybelone argalus argalus was reported from 36 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 31 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 5 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: North Carolina, USA to Brazil (Ref. 7251), including the Bahamas, Gulf of Mexico, and Caribbean Sea.
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Table 1: Present in 31 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
North America Antigua Barbuda ATG native 3129
North America Aruba ABW native 5217
North America Bahamas BHS native 5521
North America Barbados BRB native 3129
North America Belize BLZ native 3129
South America Brazil BRA native 7251
South America Colombia COL native 5217
North America Costa Rica CRI native 3129
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
North America Curaçao I. CUW native 5217
North America Dominica DMA native 3129
North America Dominican Rp DOM native 3129
South America French Guiana GUF native 5217
North America Guatemala GTM native 3129
South America Guyana GUY native 5217
North America Haiti HTI native 3129
North America Honduras HND native 5217
North America Jamaica JAM native 3129
North America Mexico MEX native 5217
North America Nicaragua NIC native 5217
North America Panama PAN native 5217
North America Puerto Rico PRI native 50307
North America St Kitts Nevis KNA native 3129
North America St Lucia LCA native 3129
North America St Vincent Gren. VCT native 3129
South America Suriname SUR native 5217
South America Trind. M.Vaz Is. TRD native 40849
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 5217
North America USA USA native 7251
South America Venezuela VEN native 5217
North America Virgin Is. (UK) VGB native 47402

Table 2: Possible in 5 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS questionable 75154
Oceania Fiji FJI questionable 85272
Asia Indonesia IDN questionable 48635
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI questionable 8879
Oceania New Zealand NZL questionable 45524

Table 4: Reported from 36 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
North America Antigua Barbuda ATG native 3129
North America Aruba ABW native 5217
Oceania Australia AUS questionable 75154
North America Bahamas BHS native 5521
North America Barbados BRB native 3129
North America Belize BLZ native 3129
South America Brazil BRA native 7251
South America Colombia COL native 5217
North America Costa Rica CRI native 3129
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
North America Curaçao I. CUW native 5217
North America Dominica DMA native 3129
North America Dominican Rp DOM native 3129
Oceania Fiji FJI questionable 85272
South America French Guiana GUF native 5217
North America Guatemala GTM native 3129
South America Guyana GUY native 5217
North America Haiti HTI native 3129
North America Honduras HND native 5217
Asia Indonesia IDN questionable 48635
North America Jamaica JAM native 3129
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI questionable 8879
North America Mexico MEX native 5217
Oceania New Zealand NZL questionable 45524
North America Nicaragua NIC native 5217
North America Panama PAN native 5217
North America Puerto Rico PRI native 50307
North America St Kitts Nevis KNA native 3129
North America St Lucia LCA native 3129
North America St Vincent Gren. VCT native 3129
South America Suriname SUR native 5217
South America Trind. M.Vaz Is. TRD native 40849
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 5217
North America USA USA native 7251
South America Venezuela VEN native 5217
North America Virgin Is. (UK) VGB native 47402
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European Union's Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 226874

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