Hexanchus nakamurai was reported from 25 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 24 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: Wide-ranging, patchily distributed species, in warm temperate and tropical seas (Ref. 94780). Western Central Atlantic: Mexico (Ref. 13186), off Bahamas, northern Cuba, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Eastern Atlantic: France to Morocco, including Mediterranean Sea (Ref. 13573); possibly Côte d'Ivoire and Nigeria. Indian Ocean: off eastern and southern Africa (Ref. 13573), Aldabra Island (India); Western Australia (Ref. 6871). Western Pacific: Japan, Taiwan, Philippines, New Caledonia and eastern Australia (Ref. 13573).
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Table 1: Present in 24 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 6871
North America Bahamas BHS native 247
North America Costa Rica CRI native 247
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
Oceania Fiji FJI native 85272
Europe France FRA native 13573
Europe Gibraltar GIB native 247
Europe Greece GRC introduced 113897
Asia Japan JPN native 13573
Africa Kenya KEN native 247
Africa Madagascar MDG native 247
Africa Mauritius MUS native 33390
North America Mexico MEX native 13186
Africa Morocco MAR native 247
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5578
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 13573
North America Nicaragua NIC native 247
Asia Philippines PHL native 47737
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5578
Europe Spain ESP native 247
Asia Taiwan TWN native 94780
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 33407

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Italy ITA questionable 13729

Table 4: Reported from 25 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 6871
North America Bahamas BHS native 247
North America Costa Rica CRI native 247
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
Oceania Fiji FJI native 85272
Europe France FRA native 13573
Europe Gibraltar GIB native 247
Europe Greece GRC introduced 113897
Europe Italy ITA questionable 13729
Asia Japan JPN native 13573
Africa Kenya KEN native 247
Africa Madagascar MDG native 247
Africa Mauritius MUS native 33390
North America Mexico MEX native 13186
Africa Morocco MAR native 247
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5578
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 13573
North America Nicaragua NIC native 247
Asia Philippines PHL native 47737
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5578
Europe Spain ESP native 247
Asia Taiwan TWN native 94780
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 33407
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