Oreochromis macrochir was reported from 30 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 23 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 2 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 5 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Africa: Kafue, upper Zambezi, and Congo River systems, introduced elsewhere in Africa and in Hawaiian Islands. Also in the Okavango and Ngami region, Cunene basin, Chambezi and Bangweulu region (Ref. 5166).
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Table 1: Present in 23 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 88
Africa Botswana BWA native 27501
Africa Burkina Faso BFA introduced 61
Africa Burundi BDI introduced 1739
Africa Cameroon CMR introduced 1739
Africa Central Afr. Rp CAF introduced 1739
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV introduced 1739
Africa Egypt EGY introduced 61
Africa Gabon GAB introduced 13364
Africa Ghana GHA introduced 56556
Oceania Hawaii HWI introduced 5360
Asia Israel ISR introduced 56698
Africa Kenya KEN introduced 52331
Africa Liberia LBR introduced 58
Africa Madagascar MDG introduced 1739
Africa Mauritius MUS introduced 1739
Africa Namibia NAM native 33857
Africa Rwanda RWA introduced 1739
Africa Sudan SDN introduced 61
Africa Togo TGO introduced 58
Oceania Wallis Futuna WLF introduced 9420
Africa Zambia ZMB native 13332
Africa Zimbabwe ZWE native 13337

Table 2: Possible in 2 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD questionable 2
Africa Mozambique MOZ questionable 13337

Table 3: Absent from 5 countries/islands (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Algeria DZA not established 1739
Africa Benin BEN not established 1739
Africa Congo COG not established 1739
Asia Japan JPN not established 6094
Africa Tanzania TZA not established 118638

Table 4: Reported from 30 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Algeria DZA not established 1739
Africa Angola AGO native 88
Africa Benin BEN not established 1739
Africa Botswana BWA native 27501
Africa Burkina Faso BFA introduced 61
Africa Burundi BDI introduced 1739
Africa Cameroon CMR introduced 1739
Africa Central Afr. Rp CAF introduced 1739
Africa Congo COG not established 1739
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD questionable 2
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV introduced 1739
Africa Egypt EGY introduced 61
Africa Gabon GAB introduced 13364
Africa Ghana GHA introduced 56556
Oceania Hawaii HWI introduced 5360
Asia Israel ISR introduced 56698
Asia Japan JPN not established 6094
Africa Kenya KEN introduced 52331
Africa Liberia LBR introduced 58
Africa Madagascar MDG introduced 1739
Africa Mauritius MUS introduced 1739
Africa Mozambique MOZ questionable 13337
Africa Namibia NAM native 33857
Africa Rwanda RWA introduced 1739
Africa Sudan SDN introduced 61
Africa Tanzania TZA not established 118638
Africa Togo TGO introduced 58
Oceania Wallis Futuna WLF introduced 9420
Africa Zambia ZMB native 13332
Africa Zimbabwe ZWE native 13337
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