Caranx melampygus was reported from 85 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 85 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-Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to Ducie Island, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to New Caledonia. Eastern Central Pacific: Mexico to Panama (Ref. 9283). Hybrid with Caranx sexfasciatus found in Hawaii (Ref. 58422).
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Table 1: Present in 85 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Admiralty Is. ADM native 3287
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 78751
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 3287
Asia Cambodia KHM native 3287
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 57879
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
North America Clipperton I. CLI native 37221
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
South America Colombia COL native 41373
Africa Comoros COM native 3287
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 3287
North America Costa Rica CRI native 3287
Africa Djibouti DJI native 3287
South America Ecuador ECU native 40498
Africa Egypt EGY native 3287
North America El Salvador SLV native 3287
Africa Eritrea ERI native 3287
Oceania Fiji FJI native 3287
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 4795
South America Galapagos Is. GOS native 5227
Oceania Guam GUM native 3287
North America Guatemala GTM native 3287
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
North America Honduras HND native 3287
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 3287
Asia Israel ISR native 3287
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Johnston I. JTN native 94642
Asia Jordan JOR native 3287
Africa Kenya KEN native 3287
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 3287
Africa Madagascar MDG native 3287
Asia Malaysia MYS native 3287
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 3287
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 3287
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
North America Mexico MEX native 3287
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Asia Myanmar MMR native 5736
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11889
North America Nicaragua NIC native 3287
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania Norfolk I. NFK native 8881
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 3287
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 3287
Oceania Palau PLW native 3287
North America Panama PAN native 3287
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 58652
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 1602
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Africa Rodriguez ROD native 33390
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 559
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 3287
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Asia Singapore SGP native 3287
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 3287
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 3197
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 3287
Africa Sudan SDN native 3287
Oceania Tahiti TIT native 3287
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 2871
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 118793
Oceania Tokelau TKL native 3287
Oceania Tonga TON native 3287
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 4795
Oceania Tuvalu TUV native 12690
Oceania US Minor Is. UMI native 72402
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 13300
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 2682
Oceania Wallis Futuna WLF native 84368
Asia Yemen YEM native 3287

Table 4: Reported from 85 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Admiralty Is. ADM native 3287
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 78751
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 3287
Asia Cambodia KHM native 3287
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 57879
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
North America Clipperton I. CLI native 37221
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
South America Colombia COL native 41373
Africa Comoros COM native 3287
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 3287
North America Costa Rica CRI native 3287
Africa Djibouti DJI native 3287
South America Ecuador ECU native 40498
Africa Egypt EGY native 3287
North America El Salvador SLV native 3287
Africa Eritrea ERI native 3287
Oceania Fiji FJI native 3287
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 4795
South America Galapagos Is. GOS native 5227
Oceania Guam GUM native 3287
North America Guatemala GTM native 3287
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
North America Honduras HND native 3287
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 3287
Asia Israel ISR native 3287
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Johnston I. JTN native 94642
Asia Jordan JOR native 3287
Africa Kenya KEN native 3287
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 3287
Africa Madagascar MDG native 3287
Asia Malaysia MYS native 3287
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 3287
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 3287
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
North America Mexico MEX native 3287
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Asia Myanmar MMR native 5736
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11889
North America Nicaragua NIC native 3287
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania Norfolk I. NFK native 8881
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 3287
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 3287
Oceania Palau PLW native 3287
North America Panama PAN native 3287
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 58652
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 1602
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Africa Rodriguez ROD native 33390
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 559
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 3287
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Asia Singapore SGP native 3287
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 3287
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 3197
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 3287
Africa Sudan SDN native 3287
Oceania Tahiti TIT native 3287
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 2871
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 118793
Oceania Tokelau TKL native 3287
Oceania Tonga TON native 3287
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 4795
Oceania Tuvalu TUV native 12690
Oceania US Minor Is. UMI native 72402
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 13300
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 2682
Oceania Wallis Futuna WLF native 84368
Asia Yemen YEM native 3287
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