Maja squinado was reported from 40 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 20 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 20 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Mediterranean: from Spain, north to Slovenia, and east to Turkey. Misidentified in Eastern Atlantic.
Comments & Corrections
How to read map
Table 1: Present in 20 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 74480
Africa Algeria DZA native 74480
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH native 74480
Europe Croatia HRV native 74480
Asia Cyprus CYP native 74480
Africa Egypt EGY native 74480
Europe France FRA native 74480
Europe Greece GRC native 105375
Asia Israel ISR native 74480
Europe Italy ITA native 74480
Asia Lebanon LBN native 95884
Africa Libya LBY native 74480
Europe Malta MLT native 113972
Europe Montenegro MNE native 74480
Africa Morocco MAR native 435
Europe Slovenia SVN native 74480
Europe Spain ESP native 85761
Asia Syria SYR native 74480
Africa Tunisia TUN native 74480
Asia Turkey TUR native 74480

Table 3: Absent from 20 country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Angola AGO misidentification 435
Africa Benin BEN misidentification 435
Africa Cameroon CMR misidentification 435
Africa Canary Is. CNY misidentification 435
Africa Cape Verde CPV misidentification 435
Africa Congo COG misidentification 435
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD misidentification 435
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV misidentification 435
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ misidentification 435
Africa Gabon GAB misidentification 435
Africa Gambia GMB misidentification 435
Africa Ghana GHA misidentification 435
Africa Guinea GIN misidentification 435
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB misidentification 435
Africa Liberia LBR misidentification 435
Africa Mauritania MRT misidentification 435
Africa Namibia NAM misidentification 435
Africa Nigeria NGA misidentification 435
Africa Sierra Leone SLE misidentification 435
Africa Togo TGO misidentification 435

Table 4: Reported from 40 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 74480
Africa Algeria DZA native 74480
Africa Angola AGO misidentification 435
Africa Benin BEN misidentification 435
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH native 74480
Africa Cameroon CMR misidentification 435
Africa Canary Is. CNY misidentification 435
Africa Cape Verde CPV misidentification 435
Africa Congo COG misidentification 435
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD misidentification 435
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV misidentification 435
Europe Croatia HRV native 74480
Asia Cyprus CYP native 74480
Africa Egypt EGY native 74480
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ misidentification 435
Europe France FRA native 74480
Africa Gabon GAB misidentification 435
Africa Gambia GMB misidentification 435
Africa Ghana GHA misidentification 435
Europe Greece GRC native 105375
Africa Guinea GIN misidentification 435
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB misidentification 435
Asia Israel ISR native 74480
Europe Italy ITA native 74480
Asia Lebanon LBN native 95884
Africa Liberia LBR misidentification 435
Africa Libya LBY native 74480
Europe Malta MLT native 113972
Africa Mauritania MRT misidentification 435
Europe Montenegro MNE native 74480
Africa Morocco MAR native 435
Africa Namibia NAM misidentification 435
Africa Nigeria NGA misidentification 435
Africa Sierra Leone SLE misidentification 435
Europe Slovenia SVN native 74480
Europe Spain ESP native 85761
Asia Syria SYR native 74480
Africa Togo TGO misidentification 435
Africa Tunisia TUN native 74480
Asia Turkey TUR native 74480
Back to Search
Back to Top

The map in this page was supported by BioFresh that has received funding from the
European Union's Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 226874

cfm script by , 10.05.99 ,  php script by , 04/02/08 ,  last modified by , 06.27.17