Roa modesta was reported from 13 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 10 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 3 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Western Pacific: subtropical waters of Japan, ranging south into the China Seas, Taiwan and the Philippines.
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Table 1: Present in 10 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia China CHN native 4855
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia Indonesia IDN native 48636
Asia Japan JPN native 43239
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Philippines PHL native 393
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 90102
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 12846

Table 3: Absent from 3 country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS misidentification 76759
Oceania Guam GUM misidentification 76759
Oceania Hawaii HWI misidentification 76759

Table 4: Reported from 13 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS misidentification 76759
Asia China CHN native 4855
Oceania Guam GUM misidentification 76759
Oceania Hawaii HWI misidentification 76759
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia Indonesia IDN native 48636
Asia Japan JPN native 43239
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Philippines PHL native 393
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 90102
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 12846
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European Union's Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 226874

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