Selene dorsalis was reported from 26 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 24 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 2 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: Portugal to South Africa, including Madeira and Cape Verde. Replaced by Selene setapinnis in western Atlantic. These two species have not been adequately studied and may prove to be conspecific.
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Table 1: Present in 24 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 3166
Africa Benin BEN native 4233
Africa Cameroon CMR native 4233
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 27000
Africa Congo COG native 4233
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 4233
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 4233
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 4233
Africa Gabon GAB native 4233
Africa Gambia GMB native 4233
Africa Ghana GHA native 4233
Africa Guinea GIN native 4233
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 26999
Africa Liberia LBR native 4233
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 74541
Africa Mauritania MRT native 4233
Africa Namibia NAM native 36731
Africa Nigeria NGA native 4233
Europe Portugal PRT native 4233
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 34088
Africa Senegal SEN native 4233
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 4233
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4225
Africa Togo TGO native 4233

Table 2: Possible in 2 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia China CHN questionable 57879
Europe Malta MLT stray 93197

Table 4: Reported from 26 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO native 3166
Africa Benin BEN native 4233
Africa Cameroon CMR native 4233
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 27000
Asia China CHN questionable 57879
Africa Congo COG native 4233
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 4233
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 4233
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 4233
Africa Gabon GAB native 4233
Africa Gambia GMB native 4233
Africa Ghana GHA native 4233
Africa Guinea GIN native 4233
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 26999
Africa Liberia LBR native 4233
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 74541
Europe Malta MLT stray 93197
Africa Mauritania MRT native 4233
Africa Namibia NAM native 36731
Africa Nigeria NGA native 4233
Europe Portugal PRT native 4233
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 34088
Africa Senegal SEN native 4233
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 4233
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4225
Africa Togo TGO native 4233
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