Oxycheilinus arenatus was reported from 23 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 22 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 to the Marshall Islands and Samoa. Western Indian Ocean: Mozambique (Ref. 41878).
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Table 1: Present in 22 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Africa Egypt EGY native 1602
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 90102
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Asia Indonesia IDN native 47567
Asia Israel ISR native 28618
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Asia Maldives MDV native 30829
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 5439
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 1602
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 41878
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Oceania Palau PLW native 9823
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 41464
Asia Philippines PHL native 1602
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Tanzania TZA questionable 51015

Table 4: Reported from 23 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Africa Egypt EGY native 1602
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 90102
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Asia Indonesia IDN native 47567
Asia Israel ISR native 28618
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Asia Maldives MDV native 30829
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 5439
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 1602
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 41878
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Oceania Palau PLW native 9823
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 41464
Asia Philippines PHL native 1602
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Africa Tanzania TZA questionable 51015
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
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