Lampris guttatus was reported from 96 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 96 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Worldwide in tropical to temperate waters (Ref. 57923). Western Atlantic: Grand Banks and Nova Scotia (Canada) to Florida (USA), Gulf of Mexico and the West Indies (Ref. 7251) up to Argentina (Ref. 47377). Eastern Atlantic: Norway and Greenland to Senegal (Ref. 6737) and south of Angola (Ref. 6476) also Mediterranean. Eastern Pacific: Gulf of Alaska to south of southern California (Ref. 265). A single capture in South Georgia marks an incidental occurrence in Southern Ocean.
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Table 1: Present in 96 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
North America Alaska ALK native 2850
Europe Albania ALB native 6737
Africa Algeria DZA native 6737
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Africa Angola AGO native 6476
North America Antigua Barbuda ATG native 5242
South America Argentina ARG native 83709
North America Aruba ABW native 5217
Africa Ascension I. ASC native 98447
Oceania Australia AUS native 11885
Europe Azores Is. AZZ native 6737
North America Bahamas BHS native 5242
North America Barbados BRB native 5242
North America Belize BLZ native 5242
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH native 3397
South America Brazil BRA native 5242
North America Canada CAN native 6885
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 6808
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 27000
Asia China CHN native 57879
South America Colombia COL native 5217
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
North America Costa Rica CRI native 5242
Europe Croatia HRV native 3397
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
North America Curaçao I. CUW native 5217
Europe Denmark DNK native 6302
North America Dominica DMA native 5242
North America Dominican Rp DOM native 5242
Oceania Easter I. EAS native 82703
South America Ecuador ECU native 40498
Africa Egypt EGY native 6737
Europe Faeroe Is. FRO native 6737
Oceania Fiji FJI native 85272
Europe France FRA native 6737
South America French Guiana GUF native 5217
Europe Gibraltar GIB native 6737
Europe Greece GRC native 6737
North America Greenland GRL native 6737
North America Grenada GRD native 5242
North America Guatemala GTM native 5242
South America Guyana GUY native 5217
North America Haiti HTI native 5242
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
North America Honduras HND native 5242
Europe Iceland ISL native 12462
Europe Ireland IRL native 6737
Europe Italy ITA native 6737
North America Jamaica JAM native 5242
Asia Japan JPN native 2850
Oceania Kermadec Is. KMD native 89422
Asia Kuril Is. KUR native 43171
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 6737
Asia Maldives MDV native 30829
Africa Mauritania MRT native 6476
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
North America Mexico MEX native 5242
Europe Montenegro MNE native 6737
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 6475
Africa Namibia NAM native 36731
Europe Netherlands NLD native 1756
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11897
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
North America Nicaragua NIC native 5242
Europe Norway NOR native 4645
North America Panama PAN native 5242
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6993
Asia Philippines PHL native
Europe Portugal PRT native 6737
North America Puerto Rico PRI native 50307
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Europe Russia RUS native 2850
Subantarctica S. Georg. Sandw. SGS native 6737
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Senegal SEN native 6476
Europe Slovenia SVN native 3397
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 6475
Europe Spain ESP native 6737
Africa St Helena SHN native 5288
North America St Kitts Nevis KNA native 5242
North America St Lucia LCA native 5242
North America St Vincent Gren. VCT native 5242
South America Suriname SUR native 5217
Europe Sweden SWE native 30402
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 5217
Africa Tunisia TUN native 6737
Asia Turkey TUR native 57855
Europe UK GBR native 5204
Europe UK Scotland GBS native 6737
South America Uruguay URY native 54736
North America USA USA native 2850
South America Venezuela VEN native 5217
Africa West Sahara ESH native 6476

Table 4: Reported from 96 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
North America Alaska ALK native 2850
Europe Albania ALB native 6737
Africa Algeria DZA native 6737
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Africa Angola AGO native 6476
North America Antigua Barbuda ATG native 5242
South America Argentina ARG native 83709
North America Aruba ABW native 5217
Africa Ascension I. ASC native 98447
Oceania Australia AUS native 11885
Europe Azores Is. AZZ native 6737
North America Bahamas BHS native 5242
North America Barbados BRB native 5242
North America Belize BLZ native 5242
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH native 3397
South America Brazil BRA native 5242
North America Canada CAN native 6885
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 6808
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 27000
Asia China CHN native 57879
South America Colombia COL native 5217
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
North America Costa Rica CRI native 5242
Europe Croatia HRV native 3397
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
North America Curaçao I. CUW native 5217
Europe Denmark DNK native 6302
North America Dominica DMA native 5242
North America Dominican Rp DOM native 5242
Oceania Easter I. EAS native 82703
South America Ecuador ECU native 40498
Africa Egypt EGY native 6737
Europe Faeroe Is. FRO native 6737
Oceania Fiji FJI native 85272
Europe France FRA native 6737
South America French Guiana GUF native 5217
Europe Gibraltar GIB native 6737
Europe Greece GRC native 6737
North America Greenland GRL native 6737
North America Grenada GRD native 5242
North America Guatemala GTM native 5242
South America Guyana GUY native 5217
North America Haiti HTI native 5242
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
North America Honduras HND native 5242
Europe Iceland ISL native 12462
Europe Ireland IRL native 6737
Europe Italy ITA native 6737
North America Jamaica JAM native 5242
Asia Japan JPN native 2850
Oceania Kermadec Is. KMD native 89422
Asia Kuril Is. KUR native 43171
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 6737
Asia Maldives MDV native 30829
Africa Mauritania MRT native 6476
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
North America Mexico MEX native 5242
Europe Montenegro MNE native 6737
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 6475
Africa Namibia NAM native 36731
Europe Netherlands NLD native 1756
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11897
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
North America Nicaragua NIC native 5242
Europe Norway NOR native 4645
North America Panama PAN native 5242
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6993
Asia Philippines PHL native
Europe Portugal PRT native 6737
North America Puerto Rico PRI native 50307
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Europe Russia RUS native 2850
Subantarctica S. Georg. Sandw. SGS native 6737
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Senegal SEN native 6476
Europe Slovenia SVN native 3397
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 6475
Europe Spain ESP native 6737
Africa St Helena SHN native 5288
North America St Kitts Nevis KNA native 5242
North America St Lucia LCA native 5242
North America St Vincent Gren. VCT native 5242
South America Suriname SUR native 5217
Europe Sweden SWE native 30402
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 5217
Africa Tunisia TUN native 6737
Asia Turkey TUR native 57855
Europe UK GBR native 5204
Europe UK Scotland GBS native 6737
South America Uruguay URY native 54736
North America USA USA native 2850
South America Venezuela VEN native 5217
Africa West Sahara ESH native 6476
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