Coptodon zillii was reported from 56 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 51 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 2 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 3 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Africa and Eurasia: South Morocco, Sahara, Niger-Benue system, rivers Senegal, Sassandra, Bandama, Boubo, Mé, Comoé, Bia, Ogun and Oshun, Volta system, Chad-Shari system (Ref. 5163), middle Congo River basin in the Ubangi, Uele (Ref. 55074), Itimbiri, Aruwimi (Ref. 55074, 106290), Lindi-Tshopo (Ref. 106290) and Wagenia Falls (Ref. 106245) in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lakes Albert (Ref. 55074) and Turkana, Nile system and Jordan system (Ref. 5163). Several countries report adverse ecological impact after introduction.
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Table 1: Present in 51 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Algeria DZA native 112399
North America Antigua Barbuda ATG introduced 1739
Oceania Australia AUS introduced 75154
Africa Benin BEN native 53405
Africa Cameroon CMR native 51193
Africa Central Afr. Rp CAF native 53405
Africa Chad TCD native 53405
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 55074
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 272
Africa Egypt EGY native 3
Africa Eritrea ERI introduced 6529
Africa Ethiopia ETH introduced 27123
Oceania Fiji FJI introduced 85272
Africa Ghana GHA native 53405
Oceania Guam GUM introduced 1739
Africa Guinea GIN native 53405
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 13331
Oceania Hawaii HWI introduced 5360
Asia Iran IRN introduced 39702
Asia Israel ISR native 88
Asia Japan JPN introduced 178
Asia Jordan JOR native 13609
Africa Kenya KEN native 52331
Asia Lebanon LBN native 13609
Africa Liberia LBR native 13331
Africa Madagascar MDG introduced 1739
Africa Mali MLI native 53405
Africa Mauritania MRT native 55783
Africa Mauritius MUS introduced 1739
North America Mexico MEX introduced 1739
Africa Morocco MAR native 3
Oceania New Caledonia NCL introduced 1739
Africa Niger NER native 53405
Africa Nigeria NGA native 53405
Asia Philippines PHL introduced 13428
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU introduced 74657
Africa Senegal SEN native 53405
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 4743
Asia Sri Lanka LKA introduced 6028
Africa Sudan SDN native 28714
Asia Syria SYR introduced 27435
Asia Taiwan TWN introduced 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA introduced 4967
Asia Thailand THA introduced 74657
Africa Togo TGO native 53405
Africa Tunisia TUN native 3
Asia Turkey TUR introduced 57271
Africa Uganda UGA native 88
Europe UK GBR introduced 1739
North America USA USA introduced 3814
Africa West Sahara ESH native 3

Table 2: Possible in 2 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Gambia GMB questionable 3538
Asia Singapore SGP questionable 38466

Table 3: Absent from 3 countries/islands (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia China CHN not established 1739
Asia Malaysia MYS not established 21
Europe Russia RUS not established 45022

Table 4: Reported from 56 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Algeria DZA native 112399
North America Antigua Barbuda ATG introduced 1739
Oceania Australia AUS introduced 75154
Africa Benin BEN native 53405
Africa Cameroon CMR native 51193
Africa Central Afr. Rp CAF native 53405
Africa Chad TCD native 53405
Asia China CHN not established 1739
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 55074
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 272
Africa Egypt EGY native 3
Africa Eritrea ERI introduced 6529
Africa Ethiopia ETH introduced 27123
Oceania Fiji FJI introduced 85272
Africa Gambia GMB questionable 3538
Africa Ghana GHA native 53405
Oceania Guam GUM introduced 1739
Africa Guinea GIN native 53405
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 13331
Oceania Hawaii HWI introduced 5360
Asia Iran IRN introduced 39702
Asia Israel ISR native 88
Asia Japan JPN introduced 178
Asia Jordan JOR native 13609
Africa Kenya KEN native 52331
Asia Lebanon LBN native 13609
Africa Liberia LBR native 13331
Africa Madagascar MDG introduced 1739
Asia Malaysia MYS not established 21
Africa Mali MLI native 53405
Africa Mauritania MRT native 55783
Africa Mauritius MUS introduced 1739
North America Mexico MEX introduced 1739
Africa Morocco MAR native 3
Oceania New Caledonia NCL introduced 1739
Africa Niger NER native 53405
Africa Nigeria NGA native 53405
Asia Philippines PHL introduced 13428
Europe Russia RUS not established 45022
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU introduced 74657
Africa Senegal SEN native 53405
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 4743
Asia Singapore SGP questionable 38466
Asia Sri Lanka LKA introduced 6028
Africa Sudan SDN native 28714
Asia Syria SYR introduced 27435
Asia Taiwan TWN introduced 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA introduced 4967
Asia Thailand THA introduced 74657
Africa Togo TGO native 53405
Africa Tunisia TUN native 3
Asia Turkey TUR introduced 57271
Africa Uganda UGA native 88
Europe UK GBR introduced 1739
North America USA USA introduced 3814
Africa West Sahara ESH native 3
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