Synodus variegatus was reported from 69 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 68 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: Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to the Hawaiian, Line, Marquesan, and Ducie islands, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to the Lord Howe, Kermadec and Rapa islands (Ref. 1602). Reported from New Zealand (Ref. 5755) and Persian Gulf (Ref. 68964).
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Table 1: Present in 68 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Bahrain BHR native 68964
Africa Cargados Carajos CRG native 7438
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 1602
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 44036
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 7438
Africa Comoros COM native 33390
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Africa Djibouti DJI native 3520
Africa Egypt EGY native 3520
Africa Eritrea ERI native 3520
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 1602
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Israel ISR native 3520
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Johnston I. JTN native 7438
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 3520
Oceania Kermadec Is. KMD native 8879
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 1602
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Kuwait KWT native 68964
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Africa Madagascar MDG native 7438
Asia Malaysia MYS native 36558
Asia Maldives MDV native 5579
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 1602
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 37816
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Oceania Midway Is. MID native 7438
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 41878
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 9070
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania Norfolk I. NFK native 8880
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 28620
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6993
Asia Philippines PHL native 10558
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 11228
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 559
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 100374
Africa Seychelles SYC native 7438
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 11228
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 3520
Africa Sudan SDN native 3520
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
Africa Tanzania TZA native 3520
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 9706
Asia Yemen YEM native 3520

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

Table 4: Reported from 69 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Bahrain BHR native 68964
Africa Cargados Carajos CRG native 7438
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 1602
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 44036
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 7438
Africa Comoros COM native 33390
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Africa Djibouti DJI native 3520
Africa Egypt EGY native 3520
Africa Eritrea ERI native 3520
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 1602
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Israel ISR native 3520
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Johnston I. JTN native 7438
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 3520
Oceania Kermadec Is. KMD native 8879
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 1602
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Kuwait KWT native 68964
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Africa Madagascar MDG native 7438
Asia Malaysia MYS native 36558
Asia Maldives MDV native 5579
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 1602
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 37816
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Oceania Midway Is. MID native 7438
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 41878
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 9070
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania Norfolk I. NFK native 8880
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 28620
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6993
Asia Philippines PHL native 10558
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 11228
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 559
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 100374
Africa Seychelles SYC native 7438
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 11228
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 3520
Africa Sudan SDN native 3520
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
Africa Tanzania TZA native 3520
Asia Thailand THA questionable 37773
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 9706
Asia Yemen YEM native 3520
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