Sphyraena barracuda was reported from 111 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 110 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-Pacific: Red Sea and east coast of Africa to Hawaii and the Marquesas and Tuamoto islands. Western Atlantic: Massachusetts (USA), Bermuda, and throughout the Caribbean Sea to Brazil (Ref. 9626). Eastern Atlantic: Sierra Leone, Côte d'Ivoire, Togo, Nigeria, Senegal (Ref. 6949), Mauritania (Ref. 5377), St. Paul's Rocks (Ref. 13121), and São Tomé Island (Ref. 34088).
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Table 1: Present in 110 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
North America Anguilla AIA native 26345
North America Antigua Barbuda ATG native 3819
North America Aruba ABW native 5217
Africa Ascension I. ASC native 98447
Oceania Australia AUS native 2334
North America Bahamas BHS native 5521
Asia Bahrain BHR native 68964
North America Barbados BRB native 3819
North America Belize BLZ native 9761
North America Bermuda BMU native 3819
South America Brazil BRA native 57756
Asia Cambodia KHM native 31154
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 94080
North America Cayman Is. CYM native 26938
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 47843
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
South America Colombia COL native 5217
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
North America Costa Rica CRI native 3819
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
North America Curaçao I. CUW native 5217
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
North America Dominica DMA native 3819
North America Dominican Rp DOM native 3819
Africa Egypt EGY native 1602
Oceania Fiji FJI native 12596
South America French Guiana GUF native 5217
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 89972
Africa Gabon GAB native 50787
North America Grenada GRD native 9179
North America Guadeloupe GLP native 26938
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
North America Guatemala GTM native 3819
South America Guyana GUY native 5217
North America Haiti HTI native 3819
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
North America Honduras HND native 3819
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 6567
North America Jamaica JAM native 27286
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 5491
Asia Kuwait KWT native 68964
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Africa Madagascar MDG native 4339
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 74541
Asia Malaysia MYS native 27550
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 1602
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1602
North America Martinique MTQ native 26252
Africa Mauritania MRT native 5377
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
North America Mexico MEX native 3819
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
North America Montserrat MSR native 26938
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 41878
Asia Myanmar MMR native 5736
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11889
North America Nicaragua NIC native 3819
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 2872
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
North America Panama PAN native 3819
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 10558
North America Puerto Rico PRI native 50307
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 34088
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 68964
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5491
North America St Kitts Nevis KNA native 26345
North America St Lucia LCA native 3819
South America St Paul's Rocks SPR native 13121
North America St Vincent Gren. VCT native 3819
South America Suriname SUR native 5217
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
Africa Tanzania TZA native 12484
Asia Thailand THA native 52823
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
South America Trind. M.Vaz Is. TRD native 40849
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 5217
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 1602
North America Turks Caicos Is. TCA native 26938
Oceania Tuvalu TUV native 12596
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
North America USA USA native 7251
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 13300
South America Venezuela VEN native 5217
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 46893
North America Virgin Is. (UK) VGB native 26938
North America Virgin Is. (US) VIR native 26180
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 37816
Oceania Wallis Futuna WLF native 84356
Asia Yemen YEM native 28016

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Norfolk I. NFK questionable 8880

Table 4: Reported from 111 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
North America Anguilla AIA native 26345
North America Antigua Barbuda ATG native 3819
North America Aruba ABW native 5217
Africa Ascension I. ASC native 98447
Oceania Australia AUS native 2334
North America Bahamas BHS native 5521
Asia Bahrain BHR native 68964
North America Barbados BRB native 3819
North America Belize BLZ native 9761
North America Bermuda BMU native 3819
South America Brazil BRA native 57756
Asia Cambodia KHM native 31154
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 94080
North America Cayman Is. CYM native 26938
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 47843
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
South America Colombia COL native 5217
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
North America Costa Rica CRI native 3819
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
North America Curaçao I. CUW native 5217
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
North America Dominica DMA native 3819
North America Dominican Rp DOM native 3819
Africa Egypt EGY native 1602
Oceania Fiji FJI native 12596
South America French Guiana GUF native 5217
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 89972
Africa Gabon GAB native 50787
North America Grenada GRD native 9179
North America Guadeloupe GLP native 26938
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
North America Guatemala GTM native 3819
South America Guyana GUY native 5217
North America Haiti HTI native 3819
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
North America Honduras HND native 3819
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 6567
North America Jamaica JAM native 27286
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 5491
Asia Kuwait KWT native 68964
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Africa Madagascar MDG native 4339
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 74541
Asia Malaysia MYS native 27550
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 1602
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1602
North America Martinique MTQ native 26252
Africa Mauritania MRT native 5377
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
North America Mexico MEX native 3819
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
North America Montserrat MSR native 26938
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 41878
Asia Myanmar MMR native 5736
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11889
North America Nicaragua NIC native 3819
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania Norfolk I. NFK questionable 8880
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 2872
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
North America Panama PAN native 3819
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 10558
North America Puerto Rico PRI native 50307
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Sao Tome Princ. STP native 34088
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 68964
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5491
North America St Kitts Nevis KNA native 26345
North America St Lucia LCA native 3819
South America St Paul's Rocks SPR native 13121
North America St Vincent Gren. VCT native 3819
South America Suriname SUR native 5217
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
Africa Tanzania TZA native 12484
Asia Thailand THA native 52823
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
South America Trind. M.Vaz Is. TRD native 40849
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 5217
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 1602
North America Turks Caicos Is. TCA native 26938
Oceania Tuvalu TUV native 12596
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
North America USA USA native 7251
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 13300
South America Venezuela VEN native 5217
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 46893
North America Virgin Is. (UK) VGB native 26938
North America Virgin Is. (US) VIR native 26180
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 37816
Oceania Wallis Futuna WLF native 84356
Asia Yemen YEM native 28016
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