Kaupichthys hyoproroides was reported from 35 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 35 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: East Africa to the Marquesas and Society islands, north to the Ryukyu and Hawaiian islands; throughout Micronesia. Western Atlantic: southeastern Florida (USA), Bahamas, and Yucatan, Mexico to the Antilles (Ref. 26340) and Venezuela (Ref. 7251). However, according to Tighe, the Indo-Pacific species Kaupichthys diodontus, may be distinct from Kaupichthys hyproroides of the Atlantic (Ref. 11303).
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Table 1: Present in 35 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Oceania Australia AUS native 7300
North America Bahamas BHS native 5521
North America Belize BLZ native 7251
South America Brazil BRA native 9358
Africa Cargados Carajos CRG native 33390
South America Colombia COL native 7251
North America Costa Rica CRI native 7251
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 33390
Oceania Guam GUM native 35721
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
North America Honduras HND native 7251
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Johnston I. JTN native 28618
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 1602
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1602
Africa Mauritius MUS native 33390
North America Mexico MEX native 7251
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 1602
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 13236
North America Nicaragua NIC native 7251
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Oceania Palau PLW native 103126
North America Panama PAN native 7251
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6993
North America Puerto Rico PRI native 50307
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 559
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa South Africa ZAF native 3251
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 33407
North America USA USA native 7251
South America Venezuela VEN native 26340

Table 4: Reported from 35 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Oceania Australia AUS native 7300
North America Bahamas BHS native 5521
North America Belize BLZ native 7251
South America Brazil BRA native 9358
Africa Cargados Carajos CRG native 33390
South America Colombia COL native 7251
North America Costa Rica CRI native 7251
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 33390
Oceania Guam GUM native 35721
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
North America Honduras HND native 7251
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Johnston I. JTN native 28618
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 1602
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1602
Africa Mauritius MUS native 33390
North America Mexico MEX native 7251
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 1602
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 13236
North America Nicaragua NIC native 7251
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Oceania Palau PLW native 103126
North America Panama PAN native 7251
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6993
North America Puerto Rico PRI native 50307
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 559
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa South Africa ZAF native 3251
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 33407
North America USA USA native 7251
South America Venezuela VEN native 26340
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