Arothron hispidus was reported from 58 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 57 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 1 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Indo-Pacific : Red Sea and East Africa (Ref. 4919) to Panama, north to southern Japan and the Hawaiian Islands, south to Lord Howe and Rapa islands. Eastern Pacific: Baja California and the Gulf of California to Panama (Ref. 9349, 11482).
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Table 1: Present in 57 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 2334
Asia Cambodia KHM native 31154
Asia China CHN native 57879
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
North America Costa Rica CRI native 9349
South America Ecuador ECU native 40498
Africa Egypt EGY native 87788
North America El Salvador SLV native 9349
Oceania Fiji FJI native 40762
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 6784
South America Galapagos Is. GOS native 5227
Oceania Guam GUM native 1602
North America Guatemala GTM native 9349
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
North America Honduras HND native 9349
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 119494
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 48637
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Africa Madagascar MDG native 33390
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 37816
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
North America Mexico MEX native 9349
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 1602
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11889
North America Nicaragua NIC native 9349
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 6305
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
North America Panama PAN native 9349
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 393
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 99978
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 1602
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4919
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 10361
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4919
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 90102
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 13300
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 2682

Table 3: Absent from 1 country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe Greece GRC misidentification 48657

Table 4: Reported from 58 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 2334
Asia Cambodia KHM native 31154
Asia China CHN native 57879
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
North America Costa Rica CRI native 9349
South America Ecuador ECU native 40498
Africa Egypt EGY native 87788
North America El Salvador SLV native 9349
Oceania Fiji FJI native 40762
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 6784
South America Galapagos Is. GOS native 5227
Europe Greece GRC misidentification 48657
Oceania Guam GUM native 1602
North America Guatemala GTM native 9349
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
North America Honduras HND native 9349
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 119494
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 48637
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Africa Madagascar MDG native 33390
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 37816
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
North America Mexico MEX native 9349
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 1602
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11889
North America Nicaragua NIC native 9349
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 6305
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
North America Panama PAN native 9349
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 393
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 99978
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 1602
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4919
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 10361
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4919
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 90102
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 13300
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 2682
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