Siganus rivulatus was reported from 26 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 22 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 3 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 1 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Western Indian Ocean: several localities in East Africa, and from the Red Sea to the eastern Mediterranean via the Suez Canal.
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Table 1: Present in 22 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Comoros COM native 1419
Europe Croatia HRV introduced 10663
Asia Cyprus CYP introduced 5385
Africa Djibouti DJI native 1419
Africa Egypt EGY native 1419
Africa Eritrea ERI native 1419
Europe Greece GRC introduced 113897
Asia Israel ISR introduced 5385
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Asia Lebanon LBN introduced 1419
Africa Libya LBY introduced 5385
Africa Madagascar MDG native 1419
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 41468
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 1419
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1419
Africa Somalia SOM native 1419
Africa South Africa ZAF native 1419
Africa Sudan SDN native 1419
Asia Syria SYR introduced 5385
Asia Turkey TUR introduced 57855
Asia Yemen YEM native 1419

Table 2: Possible in 3 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Hong Kong HKG questionable 31075
Asia Philippines PHL questionable 43283
Asia Thailand THA questionable 37773

Table 3: Absent from 1 countries/islands (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Malta MLT misidentification 33971

Table 4: Reported from 26 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Comoros COM native 1419
Europe Croatia HRV introduced 10663
Asia Cyprus CYP introduced 5385
Africa Djibouti DJI native 1419
Africa Egypt EGY native 1419
Africa Eritrea ERI native 1419
Europe Greece GRC introduced 113897
Asia Hong Kong HKG questionable 31075
Asia Israel ISR introduced 5385
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Asia Lebanon LBN introduced 1419
Africa Libya LBY introduced 5385
Africa Madagascar MDG native 1419
Europe Malta MLT misidentification 33971
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 41468
Asia Philippines PHL questionable 43283
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 1419
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1419
Africa Somalia SOM native 1419
Africa South Africa ZAF native 1419
Africa Sudan SDN native 1419
Asia Syria SYR introduced 5385
Asia Thailand THA questionable 37773
Asia Turkey TUR introduced 57855
Asia Yemen YEM native 1419
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