Caranx hippos was reported from 72 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 68 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: Eastern Atlantic: Portugal to Angola, including the western Mediterranean. Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada and northern Gulf of Mexico to Uruguay (Ref. 7251), including the Greater Antilles (Ref. 9626). Absent from eastern Lesser Antilles (Ref. 26938). Indian Ocean records are probably misidentifications of Caranx ignobilis. Reports from Pacific refer to Caranx caninus, which may be conspecific.
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Table 1: Present in 68 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 4233
Africa Algeria DZA native 4233
Africa Angola AGO native 57392
North America Anguilla AIA native 26345
North America Aruba ABW native 5217
North America Bahamas BHS native 5521
North America Belize BLZ native 3277
Africa Benin BEN native 7097
South America Brazil BRA native 57756
Africa Cameroon CMR native 7097
North America Canada CAN native 5951
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 4233
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 27000
South America Colombia COL native 5217
Africa Congo COG native 7097
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 7097
North America Costa Rica CRI native 3277
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 7097
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
North America Curaçao I. CUW native 5217
North America Dominican Rp DOM native 26235
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 7097
Europe France FRA native 4233
South America French Guiana GUF native 13608
Africa Gabon GAB native 7097
Africa Gambia GMB native 7097
Africa Ghana GHA native 7097
Europe Gibraltar GIB native 4233
Europe Greece GRC native 4233
North America Guatemala GTM native 3277
Africa Guinea GIN native 7097
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 26999
South America Guyana GUY native 5217
North America Haiti HTI native 3277
North America Honduras HND native 3277
Europe Italy ITA native 4233
North America Jamaica JAM native 3277
Africa Liberia LBR native 7097
Africa Libya LBY native 4233
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 74541
Africa Mauritania MRT native 5377
North America Mexico MEX native 26550
Europe Monaco MCO native 4233
Africa Morocco MAR native 57392
North America Neth Antilles ANT native 9761
North America Nicaragua NIC native 3277
Africa Nigeria NGA native 7097
North America Panama PAN native 3277
Europe Portugal PRT native 4233
North America Puerto Rico PRI native 50307
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 34088
Africa Senegal SEN native 33587
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 2737
Europe Spain ESP native 4233
Africa St Helena SHN native 5288
North America St Kitts Nevis KNA native 26345
South America Suriname SUR native 26912
Africa Togo TGO native 7097
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 33407
Africa Tunisia TUN native 4233
Asia Turkey TUR native 57855
North America Turks Caicos Is. TCA native 26938
South America Uruguay URY native 7251
North America USA USA native 3277
South America Venezuela VEN native 9626
North America Virgin Is. (UK) VGB native 47402
North America Virgin Is. (US) VIR native 26180
Africa West Sahara ESH native 7097

Table 2: Possible in 4 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Ascension I. ASC questionable 98447
Asia China CHN questionable 57879
Asia India IND questionable 45255
Asia Thailand THA questionable 37773

Table 4: Reported from 72 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 4233
Africa Algeria DZA native 4233
Africa Angola AGO native 57392
North America Anguilla AIA native 26345
North America Aruba ABW native 5217
Africa Ascension I. ASC questionable 98447
North America Bahamas BHS native 5521
North America Belize BLZ native 3277
Africa Benin BEN native 7097
South America Brazil BRA native 57756
Africa Cameroon CMR native 7097
North America Canada CAN native 5951
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 4233
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 27000
Asia China CHN questionable 57879
South America Colombia COL native 5217
Africa Congo COG native 7097
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 7097
North America Costa Rica CRI native 3277
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 7097
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
North America Curaçao I. CUW native 5217
North America Dominican Rp DOM native 26235
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 7097
Europe France FRA native 4233
South America French Guiana GUF native 13608
Africa Gabon GAB native 7097
Africa Gambia GMB native 7097
Africa Ghana GHA native 7097
Europe Gibraltar GIB native 4233
Europe Greece GRC native 4233
North America Guatemala GTM native 3277
Africa Guinea GIN native 7097
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 26999
South America Guyana GUY native 5217
North America Haiti HTI native 3277
North America Honduras HND native 3277
Asia India IND questionable 45255
Europe Italy ITA native 4233
North America Jamaica JAM native 3277
Africa Liberia LBR native 7097
Africa Libya LBY native 4233
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 74541
Africa Mauritania MRT native 5377
North America Mexico MEX native 26550
Europe Monaco MCO native 4233
Africa Morocco MAR native 57392
North America Neth Antilles ANT native 9761
North America Nicaragua NIC native 3277
Africa Nigeria NGA native 7097
North America Panama PAN native 3277
Europe Portugal PRT native 4233
North America Puerto Rico PRI native 50307
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 34088
Africa Senegal SEN native 33587
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 2737
Europe Spain ESP native 4233
Africa St Helena SHN native 5288
North America St Kitts Nevis KNA native 26345
South America Suriname SUR native 26912
Asia Thailand THA questionable 37773
Africa Togo TGO native 7097
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 33407
Africa Tunisia TUN native 4233
Asia Turkey TUR native 57855
North America Turks Caicos Is. TCA native 26938
South America Uruguay URY native 7251
North America USA USA native 3277
South America Venezuela VEN native 9626
North America Virgin Is. (UK) VGB native 47402
North America Virgin Is. (US) VIR native 26180
Africa West Sahara ESH native 7097
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