Hippocampus trimaculatus was reported from 19 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 16 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 3 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: southern India to Japan, Australia and Tahiti. International trade is monitored through a licensing system (CITES II, since 5.15.04) and a minimum size of 10 cm applies.
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Table 1: Present in 16 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 78751
Asia Cambodia KHM native 45091
Asia China CHN native 31845
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 30915
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 30915
Asia Indonesia IDN native 30915
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 41819
Asia Philippines PHL native 30915
Asia Singapore SGP native 30915
Oceania Tahiti TIT native 30915
Asia Taiwan TWN native 12711
Asia Thailand THA native 30915
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 9706

Table 2: Possible in 3 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI questionable 8879
Africa South Africa ZAF questionable 4281
Africa Tanzania TZA questionable 4281

Table 4: Reported from 19 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 78751
Asia Cambodia KHM native 45091
Asia China CHN native 31845
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 30915
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 30915
Asia Indonesia IDN native 30915
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI questionable 8879
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 41819
Asia Philippines PHL native 30915
Asia Singapore SGP native 30915
Africa South Africa ZAF questionable 4281
Oceania Tahiti TIT native 30915
Asia Taiwan TWN native 12711
Africa Tanzania TZA questionable 4281
Asia Thailand THA native 30915
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 9706
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