Siganus argenteus was reported from 54 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 54 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: Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to Pitcairn. Often the only siganid present on remote islands like Pitcairn, Rapa and Line.
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Table 1: Present in 54 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 1419
Africa Br Indian Oc Tr IOT native 1419
Asia Cambodia KHM native 54723
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 1419
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 1419
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 1419
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 1419
Oceania Fiji FJI native 1419
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 1419
Oceania Guam GUM native 1419
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 48637
Asia Israel ISR native 28620
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 1419
Africa Madagascar MDG native 1419
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 1419
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1419
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Oceania Nauru NRU native 1419
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 50314
Oceania Niue NIU native 1419
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1419
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 1419
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 58652
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 1419
Africa Réunion REU native 33390
Africa Rodriguez ROD native 33390
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 1419
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 100374
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1419
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 1419
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Oceania Tahiti TIT native 1419
Asia Taiwan TWN native 1419
Africa Tanzania TZA native 1419
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 1419
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 1419
Oceania Tuvalu TUV native 1419
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 1419
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631

Table 4: Reported from 54 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 1419
Africa Br Indian Oc Tr IOT native 1419
Asia Cambodia KHM native 54723
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 1419
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 1419
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 1419
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 1419
Oceania Fiji FJI native 1419
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 1419
Oceania Guam GUM native 1419
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 48637
Asia Israel ISR native 28620
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 1419
Africa Madagascar MDG native 1419
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 1419
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1419
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Oceania Nauru NRU native 1419
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 50314
Oceania Niue NIU native 1419
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1419
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 1419
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 58652
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 1419
Africa Réunion REU native 33390
Africa Rodriguez ROD native 33390
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 1419
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 100374
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1419
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 1419
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Oceania Tahiti TIT native 1419
Asia Taiwan TWN native 1419
Africa Tanzania TZA native 1419
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 1419
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 1419
Oceania Tuvalu TUV native 1419
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 1419
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631
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