Lutjanus argentimaculatus was reported from 71 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 71 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 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: East Africa to Samoa and the Line Islands, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to Australia. Has dispersed into the eastern Mediterranean (off Lebanon) via the Suez Canal but not well established there.
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Table 1: Present in 71 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Admiralty Is. ADM native 55
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 45255
Oceania Australia AUS native 44894
Asia Bahrain BHR native 55
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 55
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 55
Asia Cambodia KHM native 55
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 55
Asia China CHN native 55
Africa Comoros COM native 55
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 55
Africa Djibouti DJI native 55
Africa Egypt EGY native 55
Africa Eritrea ERI native 55
Oceania Fiji FJI native 12596
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 55
Oceania Guam GUM native 55
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 7050
Asia Iran IRN native 55
Asia Iraq IRQ native 55
Asia Israel ISR introduced 55
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Jordan JOR native 55
Africa Kenya KEN native 52331
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 55
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Kuwait KWT native 55
Asia Lebanon LBN introduced 55
Asia Macau MAC native 55
Africa Madagascar MDG native 55
Asia Malaysia MYS native 41184
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 55
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Asia Myanmar MMR native 55
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 55
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 55
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 55
Oceania Palau PLW native 55
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 2847
Asia Philippines PHL native 5399
Asia Qatar QAT native 55
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 55
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 55
Africa Seychelles SYC native 55
Asia Singapore SGP native 55
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 55
Africa Somalia SOM native 55
Africa South Africa ZAF native 55
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 6028
Africa Sudan SDN native 55
Asia Taiwan TWN native 55
Africa Tanzania TZA native 55
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 118793
Oceania Tokelau TKL native 55
Oceania Tonga TON native 55
Oceania Tuvalu TUV native 55
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 55
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 55
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 46893
Oceania Wallis Futuna WLF native 55
Asia Yemen YEM native 55

Table 4: Reported from 71 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Admiralty Is. ADM native 55
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 45255
Oceania Australia AUS native 44894
Asia Bahrain BHR native 55
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 55
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 55
Asia Cambodia KHM native 55
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 55
Asia China CHN native 55
Africa Comoros COM native 55
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 55
Africa Djibouti DJI native 55
Africa Egypt EGY native 55
Africa Eritrea ERI native 55
Oceania Fiji FJI native 12596
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 55
Oceania Guam GUM native 55
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 7050
Asia Iran IRN native 55
Asia Iraq IRQ native 55
Asia Israel ISR introduced 55
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Jordan JOR native 55
Africa Kenya KEN native 52331
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 55
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Kuwait KWT native 55
Asia Lebanon LBN introduced 55
Asia Macau MAC native 55
Africa Madagascar MDG native 55
Asia Malaysia MYS native 41184
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 55
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Asia Myanmar MMR native 55
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 55
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 55
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 55
Oceania Palau PLW native 55
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 2847
Asia Philippines PHL native 5399
Asia Qatar QAT native 55
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 55
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 55
Africa Seychelles SYC native 55
Asia Singapore SGP native 55
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 55
Africa Somalia SOM native 55
Africa South Africa ZAF native 55
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 6028
Africa Sudan SDN native 55
Asia Taiwan TWN native 55
Africa Tanzania TZA native 55
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 118793
Oceania Tokelau TKL native 55
Oceania Tonga TON native 55
Oceania Tuvalu TUV native 55
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 55
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 55
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 46893
Oceania Wallis Futuna WLF native 55
Asia Yemen YEM native 55
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