Gymnothorax elegans was reported from 12 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 12 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: Red Sea and East Africa to Samoa, north to the Ogasawara Islands.
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Table 1: Present in 12 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 35990
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 10713
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 35990
Asia Israel ISR native 13277
Africa Madagascar MDG native 33390
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 3257
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592

Table 4: Reported from 12 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 35990
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 10713
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 35990
Asia Israel ISR native 13277
Africa Madagascar MDG native 33390
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 3257
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
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