Lutjanus malabaricus was reported from 51 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 50 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: Persian Gulf and Arabian Sea to Fiji, north to southern Japan, south to Australia. This species has been frequently misidentified as Lutjanus sanguineus (Ref. 55). There are unsubstantiated reports of this species from off East Africa.
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Table 1: Present in 50 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 6390
Asia Bahrain BHR native 55
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 55
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 55
Asia Cambodia KHM native 55
Asia China CHN native 55
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 55
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
Oceania Fiji FJI native 12596
Oceania Guam GUM native 55
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 55
Asia Iran IRN native 55
Asia Iraq IRQ native 55
Asia Japan JPN native 55
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 55
Asia Kuwait KWT native 2010
Asia Macau MAC native 55
Africa Madagascar MDG native 45255
Asia Malaysia MYS native 55
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
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 9987
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 55
Asia Qatar QAT native 55
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 55
Oceania Samoa WSM native 55
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 55
Asia Singapore SGP native 55
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 55
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 55
Asia Taiwan TWN native 55
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 55
Oceania Tuvalu TUV native 12596
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 55
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 55
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 12846
Asia Yemen YEM native 114118

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Tanzania TZA questionable 2871

Table 4: Reported from 51 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Admiralty Is. ADM native 55
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 45255
Oceania Australia AUS native 6390
Asia Bahrain BHR native 55
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 55
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 55
Asia Cambodia KHM native 55
Asia China CHN native 55
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 55
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
Oceania Fiji FJI native 12596
Oceania Guam GUM native 55
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 55
Asia Iran IRN native 55
Asia Iraq IRQ native 55
Asia Japan JPN native 55
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 55
Asia Kuwait KWT native 2010
Asia Macau MAC native 55
Africa Madagascar MDG native 45255
Asia Malaysia MYS native 55
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
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 9987
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 55
Asia Qatar QAT native 55
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 55
Oceania Samoa WSM native 55
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 55
Asia Singapore SGP native 55
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 55
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 55
Asia Taiwan TWN native 55
Africa Tanzania TZA questionable 2871
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 55
Oceania Tuvalu TUV native 12596
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 55
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 55
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 12846
Asia Yemen YEM native 114118
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