Loligo vulgaris was reported from 53 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 52 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: Eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean: from North Sea and British Isles to southwest Africa and the Mediterranean.
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Table 1: Present in 52 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 275
Africa Algeria DZA native 2453
Africa Angola AGO native 275
Europe Belgium BEL native 275
Africa Benin BEN native 417
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH native 275
Africa Cameroon CMR native 417
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 125695
Africa Congo COG native 275
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 275
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 417
Europe Croatia HRV native 275
Asia Cyprus CYP native 275
Europe Denmark DNK native 275
Africa Egypt EGY native 275
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 417
Europe France FRA native 275
Africa Gabon GAB native 417
Africa Gambia GMB native 275
Europe Germany DEU native 275
Africa Ghana GHA native 417
Europe Greece GRC native 2508
Africa Guinea GIN native 275
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 275
Europe Ireland IRL native 275
Asia Israel ISR native 275
Europe Italy ITA native 275
Asia Lebanon LBN native 275
Africa Liberia LBR native 275
Africa Libya LBY native 275
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 2625
Europe Malta MLT native 275
Africa Mauritania MRT native 275
Europe Monaco MCO native 2461
Europe Montenegro MNE native 275
Africa Morocco MAR native 2524
Africa Namibia NAM native 275
Europe Netherlands NLD native 275
Africa Nigeria NGA native 417
Europe Portugal PRT native 2504
Africa Senegal SEN native 275
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 275
Europe Slovenia SVN native 275
Africa South Africa ZAF native 1904
Europe Spain ESP native 275
Asia Syria SYR native 275
Africa Togo TGO native 417
Africa Tunisia TUN native 275
Asia Turkey TUR native 2511
Europe UK GBR native 2488
Europe UK Scotland GBS native 2488
Africa West Sahara ESH native 122892

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Norway NOR questionable 7617

Table 4: Reported from 53 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Albania ALB native 275
Africa Algeria DZA native 2453
Africa Angola AGO native 275
Europe Belgium BEL native 275
Africa Benin BEN native 417
Europe Bosnia Herzegov. BIH native 275
Africa Cameroon CMR native 417
Africa Canary Is. CNY native 125695
Africa Congo COG native 275
Africa Congo Dem Rp COD native 275
Africa Cote d'Ivoire CIV native 417
Europe Croatia HRV native 275
Asia Cyprus CYP native 275
Europe Denmark DNK native 275
Africa Egypt EGY native 275
Africa Eq Guinea GNQ native 417
Europe France FRA native 275
Africa Gabon GAB native 417
Africa Gambia GMB native 275
Europe Germany DEU native 275
Africa Ghana GHA native 417
Europe Greece GRC native 2508
Africa Guinea GIN native 275
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 275
Europe Ireland IRL native 275
Asia Israel ISR native 275
Europe Italy ITA native 275
Asia Lebanon LBN native 275
Africa Liberia LBR native 275
Africa Libya LBY native 275
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 2625
Europe Malta MLT native 275
Africa Mauritania MRT native 275
Europe Monaco MCO native 2461
Europe Montenegro MNE native 275
Africa Morocco MAR native 2524
Africa Namibia NAM native 275
Europe Netherlands NLD native 275
Africa Nigeria NGA native 417
Europe Norway NOR questionable 7617
Europe Portugal PRT native 2504
Africa Senegal SEN native 275
Africa Sierra Leone SLE native 275
Europe Slovenia SVN native 275
Africa South Africa ZAF native 1904
Europe Spain ESP native 275
Asia Syria SYR native 275
Africa Togo TGO native 417
Africa Tunisia TUN native 275
Asia Turkey TUR native 2511
Europe UK GBR native 2488
Europe UK Scotland GBS native 2488
Africa West Sahara ESH native 122892
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