Rachycentron canadum was reported from 98 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 90 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 8 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Worldwide in tropical and subtropical waters, but absent in the eastern Pacific (Ref. 9739, 33390) and the Pacific Plate, except marginally (Ref. 10948). Western Atlantic: Canada (Ref. 5951) to Bermuda and Massachusetts, USA to Argentina (Ref. 7251), including the Gulf of Mexico (Ref. 9626) and entire Caribbean (Ref. 26938). Eastern Atlantic: Morocco to South Africa. Indo-West Pacific: East Africa (Ref. 2871, 5213, 6644, 30573) and Hokkaido, Japan to Australia.
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Table 1: Present in 90 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
North America Antigua Barbuda ATG native 3801
South America Argentina ARG native 3801
North America Aruba ABW native 5217
Oceania Australia AUS native 78751
North America Bahamas BHS native 5521
Asia Bahrain BHR native 68964
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 3416
North America Barbados BRB native 3801
North America Belize BLZ native 3801
North America Bermuda BMU native 9626
South America Brazil BRA native 3801
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 3416
Asia Cambodia KHM native 3416
North America Canada CAN native 5951
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 27000
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 57879
South America Colombia COL native 36754
North America Costa Rica CRI native 3801
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
North America Curaçao I. CUW native 5217
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
North America Dominica DMA native 3801
North America Dominican Rp DOM native 3801
South America French Guiana GUF native 13608
North America Grenada GRD native 3801
North America Guatemala GTM native 3801
Africa Guinea GIN native 41004
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 26999
South America Guyana GUY native 5217
North America Haiti HTI native 3801
North America Honduras HND native 3801
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 3416
Asia Iran IRN native 47533
Asia Israel ISR introduced 72453
North America Jamaica JAM native 3801
Asia Japan JPN native 10948
Asia Jordan JOR introduced 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 12484
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Kuwait KWT native 68964
Africa Madagascar MDG native 12484
Asia Malaysia MYS native 5756
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Africa Mauritania MRT native 10790
Africa Mauritius MUS native 33390
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
North America Mexico MEX native 3801
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Asia Myanmar MMR native 5736
Africa Namibia NAM native 36731
North America Nicaragua NIC native 3801
Africa Nigeria NGA native 39295
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 2872
North America Panama PAN native 3801
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 3416
North America Puerto Rico PRI native 50307
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Africa Réunion REU introduced 53568
Europe Russia RUS native 27683
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 68964
Africa Senegal SEN native 4517
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Asia Singapore SGP native 3416
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 6644
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 3416
North America St Kitts Nevis KNA native 3801
North America St Lucia LCA native 3801
North America St Vincent Gren. VCT native 3801
South America Suriname SUR native 26912
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 2871
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 3416
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 3136
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
South America Uruguay URY native 54736
North America USA USA native 7251
South America Venezuela VEN native 9626
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 46893
North America Virgin Is. (US) VIR native 26180
Asia Yemen YEM native 28016

Table 3: Absent from 8 country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Fiji FJI error 10948
Oceania Guam GUM error 10948
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL error 10948
Oceania New Caledonia NCL error 10948
Oceania North Marianas MNP error 10948
Oceania Palau PLW error 10948
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB error 10948
Oceania Vanuatu VUT error 10948

Table 4: Reported from 98 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
North America Antigua Barbuda ATG native 3801
South America Argentina ARG native 3801
North America Aruba ABW native 5217
Oceania Australia AUS native 78751
North America Bahamas BHS native 5521
Asia Bahrain BHR native 68964
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 3416
North America Barbados BRB native 3801
North America Belize BLZ native 3801
North America Bermuda BMU native 9626
South America Brazil BRA native 3801
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 3416
Asia Cambodia KHM native 3416
North America Canada CAN native 5951
Africa Cape Verde CPV native 27000
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 57879
South America Colombia COL native 36754
North America Costa Rica CRI native 3801
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
North America Curaçao I. CUW native 5217
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
North America Dominica DMA native 3801
North America Dominican Rp DOM native 3801
Oceania Fiji FJI error 10948
South America French Guiana GUF native 13608
North America Grenada GRD native 3801
Oceania Guam GUM error 10948
North America Guatemala GTM native 3801
Africa Guinea GIN native 41004
Africa Guinea-Bissau GNB native 26999
South America Guyana GUY native 5217
North America Haiti HTI native 3801
North America Honduras HND native 3801
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 3416
Asia Iran IRN native 47533
Asia Israel ISR introduced 72453
North America Jamaica JAM native 3801
Asia Japan JPN native 10948
Asia Jordan JOR introduced 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 12484
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Kuwait KWT native 68964
Africa Madagascar MDG native 12484
Asia Malaysia MYS native 5756
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL error 10948
Africa Mauritania MRT native 10790
Africa Mauritius MUS native 33390
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
North America Mexico MEX native 3801
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Asia Myanmar MMR native 5736
Africa Namibia NAM native 36731
Oceania New Caledonia NCL error 10948
North America Nicaragua NIC native 3801
Africa Nigeria NGA native 39295
Oceania North Marianas MNP error 10948
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 2872
Oceania Palau PLW error 10948
North America Panama PAN native 3801
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 3416
North America Puerto Rico PRI native 50307
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Africa Réunion REU introduced 53568
Europe Russia RUS native 27683
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 68964
Africa Senegal SEN native 4517
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Asia Singapore SGP native 3416
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB error 10948
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 6644
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 3416
North America St Kitts Nevis KNA native 3801
North America St Lucia LCA native 3801
North America St Vincent Gren. VCT native 3801
South America Suriname SUR native 26912
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 2871
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 3416
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 3136
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
South America Uruguay URY native 54736
North America USA USA native 7251
Oceania Vanuatu VUT error 10948
South America Venezuela VEN native 9626
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 46893
North America Virgin Is. (US) VIR native 26180
Asia Yemen YEM native 28016
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