Syngnathus acus was reported from 57 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 55 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 2 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: Norway, Faroes and British Isles to Western Sahara, Senegambia, and from Namibia to Cape of Good Hope and northward to the coast of Zululand in the western Indian Ocean (Ref. 4127). Also throughout the Mediterranean, Aegean and Black seas. Despite literature records, occurrence in the Indo-Pacific outside South African waters lacks conclusive evidence (Ref. 4281).
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Table 1: Present in 55 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 6733
Africa Algeria DZA native 6733
South America Argentina ARG native 2806
Europe Azores Is. AZZ native 6733
Europe Belgium BEL native 4645
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH native 6733
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 6733
Europe Channel Is. CHA native 6733
Asia China CHN native 47843
Europe Croatia HRV native 6733
Asia Cyprus CYP native 6733
Europe Denmark DNK native 6302
Africa Egypt EGY native 6733
Europe Faeroe Is. FRO native 6733
Europe France FRA native 4645
Africa Gambia GMB native 4509
Asia Georgia GEO native 6733
Europe Germany DEU native 4645
Europe Gibraltar GIB native 6733
Europe Greece GRC native 6733
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Europe Ireland IRL native 4645
Europe Isle of Man IMN native 6733
Asia Israel ISR native 6733
Europe Italy ITA native 6733
Asia Lebanon LBN native 6733
Africa Libya LBY native 6733
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 74541
Europe Malta MLT native 33971
Africa Mauritania MRT native 4509
Europe Monaco MCO native 6733
Europe Montenegro MNE native 6733
Africa Morocco MAR native 6733
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5285
Africa Namibia NAM native 27121
Europe Netherlands NLD native 4645
Europe Norway NOR native 4645
Europe Portugal PRT native 6733
Europe Romania ROU native 6733
Europe Russia RUS native 6733
Africa Senegal SEN native 4509
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Europe Slovenia SVN native 6733
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4281
Europe Spain ESP native 4645
Europe Sweden SWE native 6733
Asia Syria SYR native 6733
Africa Tunisia TUN native 6733
Asia Turkey TUR native 57855
Europe UK GBR native 4645
Europe UK Engld Wal GBE native 6733
Europe UK No Ireld GBN native 6733
Europe UK Scotland GBS native 6733
Europe Ukraine UKR native 6733
Africa West Sahara ESH native 6733

Table 2: Possible in 2 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Réunion REU questionable 5316
Asia Viet Nam VNM questionable 9706

Table 4: Reported from 57 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 6733
Africa Algeria DZA native 6733
South America Argentina ARG native 2806
Europe Azores Is. AZZ native 6733
Europe Belgium BEL native 4645
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH native 6733
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 6733
Europe Channel Is. CHA native 6733
Asia China CHN native 47843
Europe Croatia HRV native 6733
Asia Cyprus CYP native 6733
Europe Denmark DNK native 6302
Africa Egypt EGY native 6733
Europe Faeroe Is. FRO native 6733
Europe France FRA native 4645
Africa Gambia GMB native 4509
Asia Georgia GEO native 6733
Europe Germany DEU native 4645
Europe Gibraltar GIB native 6733
Europe Greece GRC native 6733
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Europe Ireland IRL native 4645
Europe Isle of Man IMN native 6733
Asia Israel ISR native 6733
Europe Italy ITA native 6733
Asia Lebanon LBN native 6733
Africa Libya LBY native 6733
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 74541
Europe Malta MLT native 33971
Africa Mauritania MRT native 4509
Europe Monaco MCO native 6733
Europe Montenegro MNE native 6733
Africa Morocco MAR native 6733
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5285
Africa Namibia NAM native 27121
Europe Netherlands NLD native 4645
Europe Norway NOR native 4645
Europe Portugal PRT native 6733
Africa Réunion REU questionable 5316
Europe Romania ROU native 6733
Europe Russia RUS native 6733
Africa Senegal SEN native 4509
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Europe Slovenia SVN native 6733
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4281
Europe Spain ESP native 4645
Europe Sweden SWE native 6733
Asia Syria SYR native 6733
Africa Tunisia TUN native 6733
Asia Turkey TUR native 57855
Europe UK GBR native 4645
Europe UK Engld Wal GBE native 6733
Europe UK No Ireld GBN native 6733
Europe UK Scotland GBS native 6733
Europe Ukraine UKR native 6733
Asia Viet Nam VNM questionable 9706
Africa West Sahara ESH native 6733
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