Aphanius dispar was reported from 21 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 19 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: Indian Ocean: Egypt to Somalia southward to Eil, a landlocked population in the Siwa Oasis, western Egypt. Immigrant through the Suez Canal into the southeastern Mediterranean basin, Egypt and Israel. Elsewhere: Dead Sea, Red Sea, Persian Gulf, western India; landlocked populations in Saudi Arabia, Iran.
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Table 1: Present in 19 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Bahrain BHR native 28618
Africa Djibouti DJI native 47461
Africa Egypt EGY native 2064
Africa Ethiopia ETH native 58460
Asia India IND native 41236
Asia Iran IRN native 3788
Asia Iraq IRQ native 13617
Asia Israel ISR introduced 5385
Asia Jordan JOR native 27139
Asia Kuwait KWT native 13617
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 12076
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 3788
Africa Somalia SOM native 2064
Africa Sudan SDN native 2064
Asia Syria SYR introduced 87676
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631

Table 2: Possible in 2 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB questionable 83428
Asia Turkey TUR questionable 57855

Table 4: Reported from 21 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB questionable 83428
Asia Bahrain BHR native 28618
Africa Djibouti DJI native 47461
Africa Egypt EGY native 2064
Africa Ethiopia ETH native 58460
Asia India IND native 41236
Asia Iran IRN native 3788
Asia Iraq IRQ native 13617
Asia Israel ISR introduced 5385
Asia Jordan JOR native 27139
Asia Kuwait KWT native 13617
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 12076
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 3788
Africa Somalia SOM native 2064
Africa Sudan SDN native 2064
Asia Syria SYR introduced 87676
Asia Turkey TUR questionable 57855
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631
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