Leptoscarus vaigiensis was reported from 65 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 62 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: northern Red Sea and South Africa to Easter Island, north to southern Japan, south to Poor Knight's Island in New Zealand and Rottnest Island in Australia. Southeast Atlantic: False Bay, South Africa (Ref. 525).
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Table 1: Present in 62 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Admiralty Is. ADM native 525
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 114657
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 525
Asia China CHN native 525
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 525
Africa Comoros COM native 525
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 525
Africa Djibouti DJI native 114657
Oceania Easter I. EAS native 89467
Africa Egypt EGY native 525
Africa Eritrea ERI native 114657
Oceania Fiji FJI native 525
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 525
Oceania Guam GUM native 525
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 525
Asia Israel ISR native 525
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 525
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 114657
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Africa Madagascar MDG native 525
Asia Malaysia MYS native 48636
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mayotte MYT native 114657
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 41878
Oceania Nauru NRU native 114657
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 9070
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
Oceania Niue NIU native 114657
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 525
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 525
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 48613
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 525
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 525
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 525
Africa Seychelles SYC native 525
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 114657
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5490
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 114657
Africa Sudan SDN native 114657
Asia Taiwan TWN native 525
Africa Tanzania TZA native 525
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 118793
Oceania Tokelau TKL native 114657
Oceania Tonga TON native 525
Oceania Tuvalu TUV native 114657
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 114657
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 2682
Oceania Wallis Futuna WLF native 114657
Asia Yemen YEM native 114657

Table 2: Possible in 3 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM questionable 592
Oceania Kermadec Is. KMD questionable 13069
Oceania Samoa WSM questionable 592

Table 4: Reported from 65 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Admiralty Is. ADM native 525
Oceania American Samoa ASM questionable 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 114657
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 525
Asia China CHN native 525
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 525
Africa Comoros COM native 525
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 525
Africa Djibouti DJI native 114657
Oceania Easter I. EAS native 89467
Africa Egypt EGY native 525
Africa Eritrea ERI native 114657
Oceania Fiji FJI native 525
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 525
Oceania Guam GUM native 525
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 525
Asia Israel ISR native 525
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 525
Oceania Kermadec Is. KMD questionable 13069
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 114657
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Africa Madagascar MDG native 525
Asia Malaysia MYS native 48636
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mayotte MYT native 114657
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 41878
Oceania Nauru NRU native 114657
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 9070
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
Oceania Niue NIU native 114657
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 525
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 525
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 48613
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 525
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 525
Oceania Samoa WSM questionable 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 525
Africa Seychelles SYC native 525
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 114657
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5490
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 114657
Africa Sudan SDN native 114657
Asia Taiwan TWN native 525
Africa Tanzania TZA native 525
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 118793
Oceania Tokelau TKL native 114657
Oceania Tonga TON native 525
Oceania Tuvalu TUV native 114657
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 114657
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 2682
Oceania Wallis Futuna WLF native 114657
Asia Yemen YEM native 114657
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