Zebrasoma desjardinii was reported from 28 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 27 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: Indian Ocean: Red Sea south to Natal, South Africa and east to India, Java, and Cocos-Keeling Islands, but not Christmas Island.
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Table 1: Present in 27 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Africa Comoros COM native 37792
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
Africa Egypt EGY native 4537
Africa Eritrea ERI native 4537
Asia Indonesia IDN native 48637
Asia Israel ISR native 4537
Asia Jordan JOR native 4537
Africa Madagascar MDG native 37792
Asia Maldives MDV native 37792
Africa Mauritius MUS native 5503
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Asia Myanmar MMR native 90102
Asia Oman OMN native 37792
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 87915
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 4537
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 3145
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 10361
Africa Sudan SDN native 4537
Africa Tanzania TZA native 51015
Asia Thailand THA native 90102
Asia Yemen YEM native 4537

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Christmas I. CXR questionable 30874

Table 4: Reported from 28 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia Christmas I. CXR questionable 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Africa Comoros COM native 37792
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
Africa Egypt EGY native 4537
Africa Eritrea ERI native 4537
Asia Indonesia IDN native 48637
Asia Israel ISR native 4537
Asia Jordan JOR native 4537
Africa Madagascar MDG native 37792
Asia Maldives MDV native 37792
Africa Mauritius MUS native 5503
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Asia Myanmar MMR native 90102
Asia Oman OMN native 37792
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 87915
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 4537
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 3145
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 10361
Africa Sudan SDN native 4537
Africa Tanzania TZA native 51015
Asia Thailand THA native 90102
Asia Yemen YEM native 4537
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European Union's Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 226874

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