Carcharhinus altimus was reported from 46 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 46 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: Circumglobal, with patchy records in tropical and warm seas (Ref. 9997). Western Atlantic: Florida, USA to Venezuela. Eastern Atlantic: Senegal to Ghana, including the Mediterranean. Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea, Mozambique (Ref. 6871), South Africa, Madagascar, and India. Western Pacific: China, Taiwan, and Australia (Ref. 9997). Central Pacific: Hawaii. Eastern Pacific: Gulf of California and southern Mexico, Colombia, and Ecuador.
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Table 1: Present in 46 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Algeria DZA introduced 244
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 118627
Oceania Australia AUS native 6871
North America Bahamas BHS native 244
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 94080
Asia China CHN native 244
South America Colombia COL native 244
North America Costa Rica CRI native 244
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 244
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
South America Ecuador ECU native 40498
Africa Egypt EGY introduced 244
Oceania Fiji FJI native 85272
South America Galapagos Is. GOS native 26352
Africa Gambia GMB native 244
Africa Ghana GHA native 244
Africa Guinea GIN native 244
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 244
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 9997
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Israel ISR native 244
Asia Jordan JOR native 244
Africa Liberia LBR native 244
Asia Macau MAC native 9997
Africa Madagascar MDG native 244
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
North America Mexico MEX native 244
Africa Morocco MAR native 244
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5578
North America Nicaragua NIC native 244
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
South America Peru PER native 96339
Asia Philippines PHL native 47737
North America Revillagigedo REV native 244
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 244
Africa Senegal SEN native 244
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 244
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5578
Europe Spain ESP native 244
Africa Sudan SDN native 244
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 33407
Asia Turkey TUR native 57855
North America USA USA native 244
South America Venezuela VEN native 244

Table 4: Reported from 46 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Algeria DZA introduced 244
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 118627
Oceania Australia AUS native 6871
North America Bahamas BHS native 244
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 94080
Asia China CHN native 244
South America Colombia COL native 244
North America Costa Rica CRI native 244
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 244
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
South America Ecuador ECU native 40498
Africa Egypt EGY introduced 244
Oceania Fiji FJI native 85272
South America Galapagos Is. GOS native 26352
Africa Gambia GMB native 244
Africa Ghana GHA native 244
Africa Guinea GIN native 244
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 244
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 9997
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Israel ISR native 244
Asia Jordan JOR native 244
Africa Liberia LBR native 244
Asia Macau MAC native 9997
Africa Madagascar MDG native 244
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
North America Mexico MEX native 244
Africa Morocco MAR native 244
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5578
North America Nicaragua NIC native 244
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
South America Peru PER native 96339
Asia Philippines PHL native 47737
North America Revillagigedo REV native 244
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 244
Africa Senegal SEN native 244
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 244
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5578
Europe Spain ESP native 244
Africa Sudan SDN native 244
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 33407
Asia Turkey TUR native 57855
North America USA USA native 244
South America Venezuela VEN native 244
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