Hippichthys heptagonus was reported from 17 countries/islands


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

Distribution: Africa, Asia and Oceania: South Africa and Kenya to the Solomon Islands and in some Philippine lakes.
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Table 1: Present in 16 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 44894
Asia China CHN native 57879
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5316
Asia Japan JPN native 5316
Africa Kenya KEN native 5316
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5285
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 2847
Asia Philippines PHL native 2930
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 5316
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 5316
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4281
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 5316
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4967
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 9706

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Thailand THA questionable 37773

Table 4: Reported from 17 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 44894
Asia China CHN native 57879
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5316
Asia Japan JPN native 5316
Africa Kenya KEN native 5316
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5285
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 2847
Asia Philippines PHL native 2930
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 5316
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 5316
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4281
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 5316
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4967
Asia Thailand THA questionable 37773
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 9706
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