Alopias superciliosus was reported from 67 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 66 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: Circumglobal; tropical and temperate seas. Highly migratory species, Annex I of the 1982 Convention on the Law of the Sea (Ref. 26139).
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Table 1: Present in 66 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Algeria DZA native 247
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 118627
Africa Angola AGO native 3166
North America Aruba ABW native 6871
Africa Ascension I. ASC native 98447
Oceania Australia AUS native 6871
North America Bahamas BHS native 247
South America Brazil BRA native 247
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 6808
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 94080
South America Chile CHL native 86248
South America Colombia COL native 6871
North America Costa Rica CRI native 9253
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
North America Curaçao I. CUW native 6871
South America Ecuador ECU native 40498
Oceania Fiji FJI native 85272
Europe France FRA native 247
South America Galapagos Is. GOS native 247
Africa Gambia GMB native 247
Europe Greece GRC native 113897
Africa Guinea GIN native 247
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 247
South America Guyana GUY native 6871
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia India IND native 45255
Europe Italy ITA native 247
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Africa Kenya KEN native 247
Oceania Kermadec Is. KMD native 89423
Africa Libya LBY native 247
Africa Madagascar MDG native 247
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 247
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
North America Mexico MEX native 247
Europe Monaco MCO native 247
Europe Montenegro MNE native 104758
Africa Morocco MAR native 247
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 11228
Africa Namibia NAM native 54854
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 247
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 26346
North America Nicaragua NIC native 13613
Asia Oman OMN native 247
Asia Pakistan PAK native 247
North America Panama PAN native 9253
Asia Philippines PHL native 47737
Europe Portugal PRT native 247
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Africa Senegal SEN native 247
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 247
Africa Somalia SOM native 247
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5578
Europe Spain ESP native 247
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 43278
Africa St Helena SHN native 4905
Asia Taiwan TWN native 247
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 6871
Africa Tunisia TUN native 247
Asia Turkey TUR native 58342
South America Uruguay URY native 58839
North America USA USA native 2850
South America Venezuela VEN native 247
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 13570

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Malta MLT questionable 247

Table 4: Reported from 67 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Algeria DZA native 247
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 118627
Africa Angola AGO native 3166
North America Aruba ABW native 6871
Africa Ascension I. ASC native 98447
Oceania Australia AUS native 6871
North America Bahamas BHS native 247
South America Brazil BRA native 247
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 6808
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 94080
South America Chile CHL native 86248
South America Colombia COL native 6871
North America Costa Rica CRI native 9253
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
North America Curaçao I. CUW native 6871
South America Ecuador ECU native 40498
Oceania Fiji FJI native 85272
Europe France FRA native 247
South America Galapagos Is. GOS native 247
Africa Gambia GMB native 247
Europe Greece GRC native 113897
Africa Guinea GIN native 247
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 247
South America Guyana GUY native 6871
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia India IND native 45255
Europe Italy ITA native 247
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Africa Kenya KEN native 247
Oceania Kermadec Is. KMD native 89423
Africa Libya LBY native 247
Africa Madagascar MDG native 247
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 247
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Europe Malta MLT questionable 247
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
North America Mexico MEX native 247
Europe Monaco MCO native 247
Europe Montenegro MNE native 104758
Africa Morocco MAR native 247
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 11228
Africa Namibia NAM native 54854
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 247
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 26346
North America Nicaragua NIC native 13613
Asia Oman OMN native 247
Asia Pakistan PAK native 247
North America Panama PAN native 9253
Asia Philippines PHL native 47737
Europe Portugal PRT native 247
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Africa Senegal SEN native 247
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 247
Africa Somalia SOM native 247
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5578
Europe Spain ESP native 247
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 43278
Africa St Helena SHN native 4905
Asia Taiwan TWN native 247
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 6871
Africa Tunisia TUN native 247
Asia Turkey TUR native 58342
South America Uruguay URY native 58839
North America USA USA native 2850
South America Venezuela VEN native 247
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 13570
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