Scarus prasiognathos was reported from 26 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 26 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-West Pacific: Maldives to New Ireland in Papua New Guinea, including Cocos-Keeling Islands, north to Ryukyu Islands and south to the Philippines, including Palau. This species is the terminal male of Scarus singaporensis. Possibly replaced by Scarus falcipinnis in the western Indian Ocean (Ref. 2689).
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Table 1: Present in 26 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Cambodia KHM native 85282
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 47843
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 1602
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 4795
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 8631
Asia Japan JPN native 2689
Asia Malaysia MYS native 27550
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 48613
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 2689
Africa Seychelles SYC native 9710
Oceania Tahiti TIT native 4795
Asia Taiwan TWN native 43542
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 4795
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534

Table 4: Reported from 26 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Cambodia KHM native 85282
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 47843
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 1602
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 4795
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 8631
Asia Japan JPN native 2689
Asia Malaysia MYS native 27550
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 48613
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 2689
Africa Seychelles SYC native 9710
Oceania Tahiti TIT native 4795
Asia Taiwan TWN native 43542
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 4795
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
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