Cheilinus chlorourus was reported from 46 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 46 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 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 Marquesan and Tuamoto islands, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to New Caledonia and Rapa.
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Table 1: Present in 46 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 Cambodia KHM native 85282
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 47843
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 4517
South America Galapagos Is. GOS native 90102
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 90102
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 2334
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Malaysia MYS native 5756
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 1602
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1602
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Asia Myanmar MMR native 5736
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 9070
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 90102
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 2858
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 1602
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Seychelles SYC native 5374
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 28618
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4392
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 45255
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
Africa Tanzania TZA native 51015
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 1602
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 37816

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 75154
Asia Cambodia KHM native 85282
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 47843
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 4517
South America Galapagos Is. GOS native 90102
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 90102
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 2334
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Malaysia MYS native 5756
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 1602
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1602
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Asia Myanmar MMR native 5736
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 9070
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 90102
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 2858
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 1602
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Seychelles SYC native 5374
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 28618
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4392
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 45255
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
Africa Tanzania TZA native 51015
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 1602
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 37816
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