Cookeolus japonicus was reported from 51 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 51 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: Circumglobal in tropical and tropically influenced seas. Indo-Pacific: South Africa to the central Pacific islands, north to Japan and Korea, south to southeastern Australia. Eastern Pacific: Baja California to Peru. Western Atlantic: Nova Scotia, Canada (Ref. 47377) and New Jersey, USA to probably Argentina (Ref. 11441). Abundant at St. Helena but no substantiated records in eastern Atlantic from the African coastal region or the Canary Islands. Often misidentified as Cookeolus boops, a junior synonym of Heteropriacanthus cruentatus (Ref. 11441).
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Table 1: Present in 51 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
South America Argentina ARG native 5403
North America Aruba ABW native 5217
Africa Ascension I. ASC native 98447
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
North America Bermuda BMU native 5403
South America Brazil BRA native 57756
South America Colombia COL native 9335
Africa Comoros COM native 71733
North America Costa Rica CRI native 9335
North America Curaçao I. CUW native 5217
Oceania Easter I. EAS native 89467
South America Ecuador ECU native 9335
North America El Salvador SLV native 9335
Oceania Fiji FJI native 85272
South America French Guiana GUF native 5217
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 6784
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
North America Guatemala GTM native 9335
South America Guyana GUY native 5217
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
North America Honduras HND native 9335
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5403
Asia Japan JPN native 5403
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Maldives MDV native 30829
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
North America Mexico MEX native 5403
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Asia Myanmar MMR native 5736
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11897
North America Nicaragua NIC native 9335
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
North America Panama PAN native 9335
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
South America Peru PER native 5403
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
North America Revillagigedo REV native 5403
Africa Seychelles SYC native 5403
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 11228
Africa St Helena SHN native 5288
South America Suriname SUR native 5217
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 5217
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 5403
South America Uruguay URY native 54736
North America USA USA native 5403
South America Venezuela VEN native 5217

Table 4: Reported from 51 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
South America Argentina ARG native 5403
North America Aruba ABW native 5217
Africa Ascension I. ASC native 98447
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
North America Bermuda BMU native 5403
South America Brazil BRA native 57756
South America Colombia COL native 9335
Africa Comoros COM native 71733
North America Costa Rica CRI native 9335
North America Curaçao I. CUW native 5217
Oceania Easter I. EAS native 89467
South America Ecuador ECU native 9335
North America El Salvador SLV native 9335
Oceania Fiji FJI native 85272
South America French Guiana GUF native 5217
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 6784
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
North America Guatemala GTM native 9335
South America Guyana GUY native 5217
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
North America Honduras HND native 9335
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5403
Asia Japan JPN native 5403
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Maldives MDV native 30829
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
North America Mexico MEX native 5403
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Asia Myanmar MMR native 5736
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11897
North America Nicaragua NIC native 9335
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
North America Panama PAN native 9335
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
South America Peru PER native 5403
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
North America Revillagigedo REV native 5403
Africa Seychelles SYC native 5403
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 11228
Africa St Helena SHN native 5288
South America Suriname SUR native 5217
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 5217
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 5403
South America Uruguay URY native 54736
North America USA USA native 5403
South America Venezuela VEN native 5217
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