Leptonychotes weddellii was reported from 14 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 3 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 11 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Indo-Pacific, Southern Atlantic and the Antarctic. Subtropical to polar.
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Table 1: Present in 3 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Antarctica Antarctica ATA native 1394
Subantarctica S. Georg. Sandw. SGS native 1522
Antarctica South Orkney Is. SOI native 3732

Table 2: Possible in 11 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
South America Argentina ARG stray 1522
Oceania Australia AUS stray 1522
Subantarctica Bouvet I. BVT stray 1522
South America Chile CHL stray 1522
South America Falkland Is. FLK stray 1522
Subantarctica Heard McDon Is. HMD stray 1522
Subantarctica Kerguelen Is. KGN stray 1522
Subantarctica Macquarie Is. MCQ stray 1522
Oceania New Zealand NZL stray 1522
Subantarctica Prince Edward PEI stray 1522
South America Uruguay URY stray 1522

Table 4: Reported from 14 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Antarctica Antarctica ATA native 1394
South America Argentina ARG stray 1522
Oceania Australia AUS stray 1522
Subantarctica Bouvet I. BVT stray 1522
South America Chile CHL stray 1522
South America Falkland Is. FLK stray 1522
Subantarctica Heard McDon Is. HMD stray 1522
Subantarctica Kerguelen Is. KGN stray 1522
Subantarctica Macquarie Is. MCQ stray 1522
Oceania New Zealand NZL stray 1522
Subantarctica Prince Edward PEI stray 1522
Subantarctica S. Georg. Sandw. SGS native 1522
Antarctica South Orkney Is. SOI native 3732
South America Uruguay URY stray 1522
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