Clupea harengus was reported from 27 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 25 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 1 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 1 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: North Atlantic: in the west, it ranges from southwestern Greenland and Labrador southward to South Carolina, USA. In the east, it ranges from Iceland and southern Greenland southward to the northern Bay of Biscay and eastward to Spitsbergen and Novaya Zemlya in Russia, including the Baltic Sea (Ref. 188).
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Table 1: Present in 25 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Belgium BEL native 188
North America Canada CAN native 58426
Europe Channel Is. CHA native 188
Europe Denmark DNK native 10963
Europe Faeroe Is. FRO native 10953
Europe Finland FIN native 188
Europe France FRA native 38302
Europe Germany DEU native 188
North America Greenland GRL native 9926
Europe Iceland ISL native 12462
Europe Ireland IRL native 188
Europe Isle of Man IMN native 188
Europe Latvia LVA native 188
Europe Lithuania LTU native 173
Europe Netherlands NLD native 188
Europe Norway NOR native 188
Europe Poland POL native 188
Europe Russia RUS native 188
Europe Svalbard SJM native 188
Europe Sweden SWE native 188
Europe UK GBR native 188
Europe UK Engld Wal GBE native 188
Europe UK No Ireld GBN native 188
Europe UK Scotland GBS native 188
North America USA USA native 188

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Estonia EST questionable 173

Table 3: Absent from 1 country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Malta MLT error 33971

Table 4: Reported from 27 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Belgium BEL native 188
North America Canada CAN native 58426
Europe Channel Is. CHA native 188
Europe Denmark DNK native 10963
Europe Estonia EST questionable 173
Europe Faeroe Is. FRO native 10953
Europe Finland FIN native 188
Europe France FRA native 38302
Europe Germany DEU native 188
North America Greenland GRL native 9926
Europe Iceland ISL native 12462
Europe Ireland IRL native 188
Europe Isle of Man IMN native 188
Europe Latvia LVA native 188
Europe Lithuania LTU native 173
Europe Malta MLT error 33971
Europe Netherlands NLD native 188
Europe Norway NOR native 188
Europe Poland POL native 188
Europe Russia RUS native 188
Europe Svalbard SJM native 188
Europe Sweden SWE native 188
Europe UK GBR native 188
Europe UK Engld Wal GBE native 188
Europe UK No Ireld GBN native 188
Europe UK Scotland GBS native 188
North America USA USA native 188
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