Chaetodon trifasciatus was reported from 46 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 44 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 2 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: East Africa to the Hawaiian and Tuamoto islands. However, the Pacific population has been recognized as a distinct subspecies (Chaetodon trifasciatus lunulatus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825) by Burgess (Ref. 4855) while according to Randall, pers. comm. 1995, Chaetodon trifasciatus occurs only in the Indian Ocean, while Chaetodon lunulatus occurs only in the Pacific.
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Table 1: Present in 44 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 2334
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 47843
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Africa Comoros COM native 33390
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
Oceania Fiji FJI native 10708
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 4517
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 1602
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 119494
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 27157
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Africa Kenya KEN native 31740
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 33390
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 33390
Africa Madagascar MDG native 4517
Asia Malaysia MYS native 5756
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 45255
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 4517
Oceania Norfolk I. NFK native 8881
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 45255
Oceania Palau PLW native 103126
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Africa Réunion REU native 33390
Africa Rodriguez ROD native 33390
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 45255
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Seychelles SYC native 4858
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5372
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 10361
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4517
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 1602
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631

Table 2: Possible in 2 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Philippines PHL questionable 393
Asia Viet Nam VNM questionable 12846

Table 4: Reported from 46 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 2334
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 47843
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Africa Comoros COM native 33390
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
Oceania Fiji FJI native 10708
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 4517
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 1602
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 119494
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 27157
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Africa Kenya KEN native 31740
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 33390
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 33390
Africa Madagascar MDG native 4517
Asia Malaysia MYS native 5756
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 45255
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 4517
Oceania Norfolk I. NFK native 8881
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 45255
Oceania Palau PLW native 103126
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL questionable 393
Africa Réunion REU native 33390
Africa Rodriguez ROD native 33390
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 45255
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Seychelles SYC native 4858
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5372
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 10361
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4517
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 1602
Asia Viet Nam VNM questionable 12846
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631
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