Heptranchias perlo was reported from 72 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 72 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical and temperate seas, excluding the northeast Pacific (Ref. 13573). Western Atlantic: North Carolina, USA and northern Gulf of Mexico to Cuba, then from Venezuela to Argentina (Ref. 6871). Eastern Atlantic: Morocco to Namibia, including the Mediterranean Sea. Indian Ocean: southwestern India, Aldabra Island, southern Mozambique, and South Africa. Western Pacific: Japan to China, Indonesia, Australia and New Zealand. Southeast Pacific: off northern Chile.
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Table 1: Present in 72 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 247
Africa Algeria DZA native 247
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 118627
Africa Angola AGO native 3166
South America Argentina ARG native 247
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH native 247
South America Brazil BRA native 247
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 6808
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 27000
South America Chile CHL native 247
Asia China CHN native 247
Africa Congo COG native 247
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 247
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 247
Europe Croatia HRV native 247
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
Asia Cyprus CYP native 247
Africa Egypt EGY native 247
Oceania Fiji FJI native 12596
Europe France FRA native 247
South America French Guiana GUF native 13608
Africa Gabon GAB native 247
Africa Gambia GMB native 247
Africa Ghana GHA native 247
Europe Greece GRC native 247
Africa Guinea GIN native 247
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 247
South America Guyana GUY native 6871
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 13573
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 247
Asia Israel ISR native 247
Europe Italy ITA native 95871
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Kermadec Is. KMD native 89936
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Lebanon LBN native 247
Africa Liberia LBR native 247
Africa Libya LBY native 247
Asia Macau MAC native 13573
Europe Malta MLT native 33971
Africa Mauritania MRT native 247
North America Mexico MEX native 13186
Europe Monaco MCO native 247
Europe Montenegro MNE native 247
Africa Morocco MAR native 247
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5578
Africa Namibia NAM native 5578
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 13573
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 26346
Asia Philippines PHL native 47737
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 247
Africa Senegal SEN native 247
Africa Seychelles SYC native 247
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 247
Europe Slovenia SVN native 247
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5578
Europe Spain ESP native 247
South America Suriname SUR native 13608
Asia Syria SYR native 247
Asia Taiwan TWN native 247
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 33407
Africa Tunisia TUN native 247
Asia Turkey TUR native 57855
Oceania Tuvalu TUV native 12596
Europe UK GBR native 54735
South America Uruguay URY native 247
North America USA USA native 247
Africa West Sahara ESH native 247

Table 4: Reported from 72 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 247
Africa Algeria DZA native 247
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 118627
Africa Angola AGO native 3166
South America Argentina ARG native 247
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH native 247
South America Brazil BRA native 247
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 6808
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 27000
South America Chile CHL native 247
Asia China CHN native 247
Africa Congo COG native 247
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 247
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 247
Europe Croatia HRV native 247
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
Asia Cyprus CYP native 247
Africa Egypt EGY native 247
Oceania Fiji FJI native 12596
Europe France FRA native 247
South America French Guiana GUF native 13608
Africa Gabon GAB native 247
Africa Gambia GMB native 247
Africa Ghana GHA native 247
Europe Greece GRC native 247
Africa Guinea GIN native 247
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 247
South America Guyana GUY native 6871
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 13573
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 247
Asia Israel ISR native 247
Europe Italy ITA native 95871
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Kermadec Is. KMD native 89936
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Lebanon LBN native 247
Africa Liberia LBR native 247
Africa Libya LBY native 247
Asia Macau MAC native 13573
Europe Malta MLT native 33971
Africa Mauritania MRT native 247
North America Mexico MEX native 13186
Europe Monaco MCO native 247
Europe Montenegro MNE native 247
Africa Morocco MAR native 247
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5578
Africa Namibia NAM native 5578
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 13573
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 26346
Asia Philippines PHL native 47737
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 247
Africa Senegal SEN native 247
Africa Seychelles SYC native 247
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 247
Europe Slovenia SVN native 247
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5578
Europe Spain ESP native 247
South America Suriname SUR native 13608
Asia Syria SYR native 247
Asia Taiwan TWN native 247
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 33407
Africa Tunisia TUN native 247
Asia Turkey TUR native 57855
Oceania Tuvalu TUV native 12596
Europe UK GBR native 54735
South America Uruguay URY native 247
North America USA USA native 247
Africa West Sahara ESH native 247
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