Platax pinnatus was reported from 32 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 17 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 15 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Western Pacific: Ryukyu Islands to Australia. Occurrence of this species in the Indian Ocean is doubtful.
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Table 1: Present in 17 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 2334
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 119494
Asia Indonesia IDN native 8631
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Malaysia MYS native 27550
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 1602
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania Palau PLW native 28618
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 4537
Asia Philippines PHL native 393
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 1602
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 9710
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 37816

Table 2: Possible in 15 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Cargados Carajos CRG questionable 33390
Asia Chagos Is. CHG questionable 33390
Africa Egypt EGY questionable 1602
Asia India IND questionable 45255
Africa Kenya KEN questionable 31740
Asia Korea (South) KOR questionable 77001
Africa Madagascar MDG questionable 4517
Asia Maldives MDV questionable 6113
Africa Mauritius MUS questionable 33390
Africa Mozambique MOZ questionable 57683
Africa Réunion REU questionable 53568
Africa Seychelles SYC questionable 1623
Africa South Africa ZAF questionable 5327
Asia Thailand THA questionable 37773
Asia Viet Nam VNM questionable 12846

Table 4: Reported from 32 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 2334
Africa Cargados Carajos CRG questionable 33390
Asia Chagos Is. CHG questionable 33390
Africa Egypt EGY questionable 1602
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 119494
Asia India IND questionable 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 8631
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Africa Kenya KEN questionable 31740
Asia Korea (South) KOR questionable 77001
Africa Madagascar MDG questionable 4517
Asia Malaysia MYS native 27550
Asia Maldives MDV questionable 6113
Africa Mauritius MUS questionable 33390
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Africa Mozambique MOZ questionable 57683
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 1602
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania Palau PLW native 28618
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 4537
Asia Philippines PHL native 393
Africa Réunion REU questionable 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 1602
Africa Seychelles SYC questionable 1623
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 9710
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF questionable 5327
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
Asia Thailand THA questionable 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 37816
Asia Viet Nam VNM questionable 12846
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