Scartella cristata was reported from 50 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 49 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: Western Atlantic: Bermuda, Florida (USA), and northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil. Eastern Atlantic: Mauritania and the Canary Islands to about South Africa. Also known in the southern parts of Mediterranean, including the following most southern localities of the northern coast: Torremolinos and Taramay near Motril (Spain), Sicily, Kyra Island (Gulf of Aigina) and near Palaea Epidavros, Peloponnes (Greece) (Ref. 5298). Northwest Pacific: Japan (Ref. 559, 9137, 35771) and Taiwan.
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Table 1: Present in 49 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 83428
Africa Algeria DZA native 56488
North America Anguilla AIA native 26938
North America Antigua Barbuda ATG native 26938
North America Aruba ABW native 26938
North America Bahamas BHS native 5521
North America Barbados BRB native 26938
North America Belize BLZ native 26280
North America Bermuda BMU native 5521
South America Brazil BRA native 57756
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 5298
North America Cayman Is. CYM native 26938
South America Colombia COL native 26280
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
North America Curaçao I. CUW native 26938
North America Dominica DMA native 26938
North America Dominican Rp DOM native 26938
Europe Greece GRC native 5298
North America Grenada GRD native 26938
North America Guadeloupe GLP native 26938
North America Haiti HTI native 26938
North America Honduras HND native 26280
Europe Italy ITA native 38004
North America Jamaica JAM native 27228
Asia Japan JPN native 35771
Europe Malta MLT native 33971
North America Martinique MTQ native 26938
Africa Mauritania MRT native 5298
North America Mexico MEX native 78464
North America Montserrat MSR native 26938
Africa Morocco MAR native 41014
North America Puerto Rico PRI native 50307
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 34088
Africa Senegal SEN native 34514
Africa South Africa ZAF native 41014
Europe Spain ESP native 5298
North America St Kitts Nevis KNA native 26938
North America St Lucia LCA native 26827
North America St Vincent Gren. VCT native 26938
Asia Taiwan TWN native 12711
Africa Togo TGO native 41097
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 33407
Africa Tunisia TUN native 42506
Asia Turkey TUR native 57855
North America Turks Caicos Is. TCA native 26938
North America USA USA native 7251
South America Venezuela VEN native 13628
North America Virgin Is. (UK) VGB native 26280
North America Virgin Is. (US) VIR native 26280

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Mozambique MOZ questionable 5285

Table 4: Reported from 50 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 83428
Africa Algeria DZA native 56488
North America Anguilla AIA native 26938
North America Antigua Barbuda ATG native 26938
North America Aruba ABW native 26938
North America Bahamas BHS native 5521
North America Barbados BRB native 26938
North America Belize BLZ native 26280
North America Bermuda BMU native 5521
South America Brazil BRA native 57756
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 5298
North America Cayman Is. CYM native 26938
South America Colombia COL native 26280
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
North America Curaçao I. CUW native 26938
North America Dominica DMA native 26938
North America Dominican Rp DOM native 26938
Europe Greece GRC native 5298
North America Grenada GRD native 26938
North America Guadeloupe GLP native 26938
North America Haiti HTI native 26938
North America Honduras HND native 26280
Europe Italy ITA native 38004
North America Jamaica JAM native 27228
Asia Japan JPN native 35771
Europe Malta MLT native 33971
North America Martinique MTQ native 26938
Africa Mauritania MRT native 5298
North America Mexico MEX native 78464
North America Montserrat MSR native 26938
Africa Morocco MAR native 41014
Africa Mozambique MOZ questionable 5285
North America Puerto Rico PRI native 50307
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 34088
Africa Senegal SEN native 34514
Africa South Africa ZAF native 41014
Europe Spain ESP native 5298
North America St Kitts Nevis KNA native 26938
North America St Lucia LCA native 26827
North America St Vincent Gren. VCT native 26938
Asia Taiwan TWN native 12711
Africa Togo TGO native 41097
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 33407
Africa Tunisia TUN native 42506
Asia Turkey TUR native 57855
North America Turks Caicos Is. TCA native 26938
North America USA USA native 7251
South America Venezuela VEN native 13628
North America Virgin Is. (UK) VGB native 26280
North America Virgin Is. (US) VIR native 26280
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