Cottus poecilopus was reported from 21 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 16 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 1 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 4 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Europe and Asia: Streams in Carpathians draining to Danube, Dniestr, Vistula and Odra. Baltic Sea basin, especially in northern Sweden and Finland between 64 and 68°N, central Finnish lakes area, a few streams in southern Finland and northern Poland, Lake Ladoga and southern Lake Onega basins, a few lakes in northern Germany (extirpated), Lake Hañcza in Poland and Skjernaa drainage in Denmark. In Siberia from River Ob eastward to River Lena. Absent in rivers draining to Baltic Sea south of Iijöki drainage in central Finland and in rivers draining to the White and Barents Seas. Cottus populations from the Kolyma, Amur and Korean drainages usually identified as Cottus poecilopus belong to a different species. In Appendix III of the Bern Convention (protected fauna).
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Table 1: Present in 16 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Belarus BLR native 4698
Europe Czechia CZE native 4698
Europe Denmark DNK native 9945
Europe Finland FIN native 6114
Europe Hungary HUN native 59043
Europe Latvia LVA native 4698
Europe Lithuania LTU native 4698
Europe Moldova MDA native 4698
Europe Norway NOR native 4698
Europe Poland POL native 4698
Europe Romania ROU native 4698
Europe Russia RUS native 26334
Europe Serbia SRB native 56374
Europe Slovakia SVK native 90058
Europe Sweden SWE native 30402
Europe Ukraine UKR native 12304

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Estonia EST questionable 4698

Table 3: Absent from 4 country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia China CHN misidentification 35840
Europe Germany DEU extirpated 4698
Asia Korea (North) PRK misidentification 38401
Asia Korea (South) KOR misidentification 77001

Table 4: Reported from 21 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Belarus BLR native 4698
Asia China CHN misidentification 35840
Europe Czechia CZE native 4698
Europe Denmark DNK native 9945
Europe Estonia EST questionable 4698
Europe Finland FIN native 6114
Europe Germany DEU extirpated 4698
Europe Hungary HUN native 59043
Asia Korea (North) PRK misidentification 38401
Asia Korea (South) KOR misidentification 77001
Europe Latvia LVA native 4698
Europe Lithuania LTU native 4698
Europe Moldova MDA native 4698
Europe Norway NOR native 4698
Europe Poland POL native 4698
Europe Romania ROU native 4698
Europe Russia RUS native 26334
Europe Serbia SRB native 56374
Europe Slovakia SVK native 90058
Europe Sweden SWE native 30402
Europe Ukraine UKR native 12304
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