Gymnothorax afer was reported from 22 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 21 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 1 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: Mauritania to Cape Frio, Namibia.
Comments & Corrections
How to read map
Table 1: Present in 21 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 3166
Africa Benin BEN native 4450
Africa Cameroon CMR native 4450
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 94080
Africa Congo COG native 4450
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 4450
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 4450
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 4450
Africa Gabon GAB native 4450
Africa Gambia GMB native 4450
Africa Ghana GHA native 4450
Africa Guinea GIN native 4450
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 26999
Africa Liberia LBR native 4450
Africa Mauritania MRT native 4450
Africa Namibia NAM native 4450
Africa Nigeria NGA native 4450
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 34088
Africa Senegal SEN native 4450
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 4450
Africa Togo TGO native 4450

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia India IND questionable 45255

Table 4: Reported from 22 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 3166
Africa Benin BEN native 4450
Africa Cameroon CMR native 4450
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 94080
Africa Congo COG native 4450
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 4450
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 4450
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 4450
Africa Gabon GAB native 4450
Africa Gambia GMB native 4450
Africa Ghana GHA native 4450
Africa Guinea GIN native 4450
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 26999
Asia India IND questionable 45255
Africa Liberia LBR native 4450
Africa Mauritania MRT native 4450
Africa Namibia NAM native 4450
Africa Nigeria NGA native 4450
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 34088
Africa Senegal SEN native 4450
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 4450
Africa Togo TGO native 4450
Back to Search
Back to Top

The map in this page was supported by BioFresh that has received funding from the
European Union's Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 226874

cfm script by eagbayani, 10.05.99 ,  php script by rolavides, 04/02/08 ,  last modified by sortiz, 06.27.17