Rastrelliger kanagurta was reported from 64 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 63 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: Indo-West Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to Indonesia, north to the Ryukyu Islands and China, south to Australia, Melanesia and Samoa. Entered the eastern Mediterranean Sea through the Suez Canal.
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Table 1: Present in 63 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Admiralty Is. ADM native 168
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 2334
Asia Bahrain BHR native 168
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 168
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 168
Asia Cambodia KHM native 168
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 90102
Asia China CHN native 168
Africa Comoros COM native 168
Africa Djibouti DJI native 168
Africa Egypt EGY native 168
Africa Eritrea ERI native 168
Oceania Fiji FJI native 168
Oceania Guam GUM native 168
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 168
Asia Indonesia IDN native 48637
Asia Iran IRN native 168
Asia Iraq IRQ native 168
Asia Israel ISR native 5385
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 168
Asia Kuwait KWT native 168
Asia Lebanon LBN introduced 168
Asia Macau MAC native 168
Africa Madagascar MDG native 168
Asia Malaysia MYS native 168
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 168
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Asia Myanmar MMR native 168
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 9070
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 168
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 168
Oceania Palau PLW native 168
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 393
Asia Qatar QAT native 168
Africa Réunion REU native 168
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 168
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 168
Africa Seychelles SYC native 168
Asia Singapore SGP native 168
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 168
Africa Somalia SOM native 168
Africa South Africa ZAF native 168
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 168
Africa Sudan SDN native 168
Asia Taiwan TWN native 168
Africa Tanzania TZA native 168
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 168
Oceania Tokelau TKL native 168
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 168
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 168
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 46893
Asia Yemen YEM native 168

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Turkey TUR questionable 57855

Table 4: Reported from 64 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Admiralty Is. ADM native 168
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 2334
Asia Bahrain BHR native 168
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 168
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 168
Asia Cambodia KHM native 168
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 90102
Asia China CHN native 168
Africa Comoros COM native 168
Africa Djibouti DJI native 168
Africa Egypt EGY native 168
Africa Eritrea ERI native 168
Oceania Fiji FJI native 168
Oceania Guam GUM native 168
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 168
Asia Indonesia IDN native 48637
Asia Iran IRN native 168
Asia Iraq IRQ native 168
Asia Israel ISR native 5385
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 168
Asia Kuwait KWT native 168
Asia Lebanon LBN introduced 168
Asia Macau MAC native 168
Africa Madagascar MDG native 168
Asia Malaysia MYS native 168
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 168
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Asia Myanmar MMR native 168
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 9070
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 168
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 168
Oceania Palau PLW native 168
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 393
Asia Qatar QAT native 168
Africa Réunion REU native 168
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 168
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 168
Africa Seychelles SYC native 168
Asia Singapore SGP native 168
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 168
Africa Somalia SOM native 168
Africa South Africa ZAF native 168
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 168
Africa Sudan SDN native 168
Asia Taiwan TWN native 168
Africa Tanzania TZA native 168
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 168
Oceania Tokelau TKL native 168
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Asia Turkey TUR questionable 57855
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 168
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 168
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 46893
Asia Yemen YEM native 168
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