Schedophilus medusophagus was reported from 18 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 16 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: Eastern Atlantic: Iceland (Ref. 12462) and Ireland to Morocco, including Azores and Madeira. Also in the western Mediterranean. Western Atlantic: Grand Banks, Canada to North Carolina, USA (Ref. 7251). Possibly off Australia (Ref. 7251).
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Table 1: Present in 16 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Algeria DZA native 4542
Europe Azores Is. AZZ native 4542
North America Canada CAN native 5951
Europe France FRA native 12462
Europe Iceland ISL native 12462
Europe Ireland IRL native 4542
Europe Italy ITA native 3397
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 74541
Africa Morocco MAR native 4542
Europe Norway NOR native 28571
Europe Portugal PRT native 4542
Europe Spain ESP native 12462
Europe Sweden SWE native 30402
Africa Tunisia TUN native 4542
Europe UK GBR native 5204
North America USA USA native 7251

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Turkey TUR questionable 57855

Table 3: Absent from 1 country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Greece GRC misidentification 48657

Table 4: Reported from 18 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Algeria DZA native 4542
Europe Azores Is. AZZ native 4542
North America Canada CAN native 5951
Europe France FRA native 12462
Europe Greece GRC misidentification 48657
Europe Iceland ISL native 12462
Europe Ireland IRL native 4542
Europe Italy ITA native 3397
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 74541
Africa Morocco MAR native 4542
Europe Norway NOR native 28571
Europe Portugal PRT native 4542
Europe Spain ESP native 12462
Europe Sweden SWE native 30402
Africa Tunisia TUN native 4542
Asia Turkey TUR questionable 57855
Europe UK GBR native 5204
North America USA USA native 7251
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