Sphyrna media was reported from 16 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 15 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: Panama to southern Brazil. Eastern Pacific: Gulf of California to Ecuador and probably northern Peru.
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Table 1: Present in 15 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
South America Brazil BRA native 244
South America Colombia COL native 244
North America Costa Rica CRI native 244
South America Ecuador ECU native 40498
North America El Salvador SLV native 244
South America French Guiana GUF native 244
North America Guatemala GTM native 244
South America Guyana GUY native 244
North America Honduras HND native 244
North America Mexico MEX native 244
North America Nicaragua NIC native 244
North America Panama PAN native 244
South America Suriname SUR native 244
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 33407
South America Venezuela VEN native 244

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
South America Peru PER questionable 96339

Table 4: Reported from 16 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
South America Brazil BRA native 244
South America Colombia COL native 244
North America Costa Rica CRI native 244
South America Ecuador ECU native 40498
North America El Salvador SLV native 244
South America French Guiana GUF native 244
North America Guatemala GTM native 244
South America Guyana GUY native 244
North America Honduras HND native 244
North America Mexico MEX native 244
North America Nicaragua NIC native 244
North America Panama PAN native 244
South America Peru PER questionable 96339
South America Suriname SUR native 244
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 33407
South America Venezuela VEN native 244
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The map in this page was supported by BioFresh that has received funding from the
European Union's Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 226874

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