Pterois radiata was reported from 44 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 44 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 to Sodwana Bay, South Africa and to the Society Islands, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to New Caledonia. Records from the Mascarene Islands lack verification and are probably based on Pterois antennata (Ref. 33390).
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Table 1: Present in 44 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Admiralty Is. ADM native 6192
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 45255
Oceania Australia AUS native 49596
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
Africa Egypt EGY native 87788
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 1602
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 45255
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Jordan JOR native 55395
Africa Kenya KEN native 31740
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 45255
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 90102
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1602
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 9070
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 1602
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 1602
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4313
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 10361
Oceania Tahiti TIT native 48635
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4313
Oceania Tonga TON native 45255
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 90102
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631

Table 4: Reported from 44 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Admiralty Is. ADM native 6192
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 45255
Oceania Australia AUS native 49596
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
Africa Egypt EGY native 87788
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 1602
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 45255
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Jordan JOR native 55395
Africa Kenya KEN native 31740
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 45255
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 90102
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1602
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 9070
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 1602
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 1602
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4313
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 10361
Oceania Tahiti TIT native 48635
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4313
Oceania Tonga TON native 45255
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 90102
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631
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