Siganus luridus was reported from 34 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 33 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 1 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Western Indian Ocean: Persian Gulf (Ref.80050); Red Sea and East Africa to islands in the western Indian Ocean. Immigrant to Mediterranean via the Suez Canal.
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Table 1: Present in 33 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Bahrain BHR native 1419
Africa Comoros COM native 33390
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 Iran IRN native 1419
Asia Israel ISR introduced 5385
Europe Italy ITA introduced 93671
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 1419
Asia Kuwait KWT native 1419
Asia Lebanon LBN introduced 1419
Africa Libya LBY introduced 5385
Africa Madagascar MDG native 33390
Europe Malta MLT introduced 5385
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Qatar QAT native 1419
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 1419
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1419
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 11228
Africa Sudan SDN native 1419
Asia Syria SYR introduced 1419
Africa Tanzania TZA native 1419
Africa Tunisia TUN introduced 1419
Asia Turkey TUR introduced 57855
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 1419
Asia Yemen YEM native 1419

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe France FRA stray 116450

Table 4: Reported from 34 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Bahrain BHR native 1419
Africa Comoros COM native 33390
Asia Cyprus CYP introduced 5385
Africa Djibouti DJI native 1419
Africa Egypt EGY native 1419
Africa Eritrea ERI native 1419
Europe France FRA stray 116450
Europe Greece GRC introduced 113897
Asia Iran IRN native 1419
Asia Israel ISR introduced 5385
Europe Italy ITA introduced 93671
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 1419
Asia Kuwait KWT native 1419
Asia Lebanon LBN introduced 1419
Africa Libya LBY introduced 5385
Africa Madagascar MDG native 33390
Europe Malta MLT introduced 5385
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Qatar QAT native 1419
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 1419
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1419
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 11228
Africa Sudan SDN native 1419
Asia Syria SYR introduced 1419
Africa Tanzania TZA native 1419
Africa Tunisia TUN introduced 1419
Asia Turkey TUR introduced 57855
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 1419
Asia Yemen YEM native 1419
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