Scarus spinus was reported from 20 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 20 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: Pacific Ocean: Christmas Island in the eastern Indian Ocean (Ref. 30874), then from the Philippines to Samoa, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to the southern Great Barrier Reef.
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Table 1: Present in 20 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Oceania Fiji FJI native 2689
Asia Indonesia IDN native 1602
Asia Japan JPN native 2689
Asia Malaysia MYS native 27550
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 2689
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11897
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 90102
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 48613
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 2689
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Taiwan TWN native 55073
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania US Minor Is. UMI native 2689
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534

Table 4: Reported from 20 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Oceania Fiji FJI native 2689
Asia Indonesia IDN native 1602
Asia Japan JPN native 2689
Asia Malaysia MYS native 27550
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 2689
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11897
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 90102
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 48613
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 2689
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Taiwan TWN native 55073
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania US Minor Is. UMI native 2689
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
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The map in this page was supported by BioFresh that has received funding from the
European Union's Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 226874

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