Sphyraena forsteri was reported from 51 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 51 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 Southeast Asia and the Marquesan and Society islands, north to southern Japan, south to New Caledonia.
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Table 1: Present in 51 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 5978
Asia Bahrain BHR native 68964
Asia Cambodia KHM native 31154
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 57879
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
Oceania Fiji FJI native 12596
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 1602
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 583
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 12068
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Iran IRN native 47613
Asia Iraq IRQ native 115291
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Asia Kuwait KWT native 68964
Asia Malaysia MYS native 27550
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 1602
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1602
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 9768
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 41878
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11889
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 2872
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 2858
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 559
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 68964
Africa Seychelles SYC native 5491
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 28620
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
Africa Tanzania TZA native 2871
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Tuvalu TUV native 12596
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 13300
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 9706

Table 4: Reported from 51 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 5978
Asia Bahrain BHR native 68964
Asia Cambodia KHM native 31154
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 57879
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
Oceania Fiji FJI native 12596
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 1602
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 583
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 12068
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Iran IRN native 47613
Asia Iraq IRQ native 115291
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Asia Kuwait KWT native 68964
Asia Malaysia MYS native 27550
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 1602
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1602
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 9768
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 41878
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11889
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 2872
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 2858
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 559
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 68964
Africa Seychelles SYC native 5491
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 28620
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
Africa Tanzania TZA native 2871
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Tuvalu TUV native 12596
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 13300
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 9706
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