Siganus vulpinus was reported from 20 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 16 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 4 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Western Pacific: western Philippines, Indonesia, New Guinea, Great Barrier Reef, Vanuatu (sighting), New Caledonia, Caroline Islands, Marshall Islands, Nauru (sighting) and Kiribati (sighting). Recently recorded from Tonga (Ref. 53797).
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Table 1: Present in 16 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 2334
Asia Indonesia IDN native 48637
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 1419
Asia Malaysia MYS native 35545
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1419
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 1602
Oceania Nauru NRU native 1419
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 1419
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 393
Asia Taiwan TWN native 47843
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 1419
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534

Table 2: Possible in 4 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia China CHN questionable 57879
Asia Japan JPN questionable 1419
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU questionable 1419
Asia Sri Lanka LKA questionable 10361

Table 4: Reported from 20 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 2334
Asia China CHN questionable 57879
Asia Indonesia IDN native 48637
Asia Japan JPN questionable 1419
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 1419
Asia Malaysia MYS native 35545
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1419
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 1602
Oceania Nauru NRU native 1419
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 1419
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 393
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU questionable 1419
Asia Sri Lanka LKA questionable 10361
Asia Taiwan TWN native 47843
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 1419
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
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