Rhinecanthus verrucosus was reported from 21 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 21 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-West Pacific: in tropical waters, from Chagos Archipelago through Indonesia to the Solomon Islands, north to southern Japan, south to Vanuatu.
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Table 1: Present in 21 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 2334
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 1602
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
Oceania Fiji FJI native 85272
Asia Indonesia IDN native 1602
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Malaysia MYS native 28620
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 1602
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 86942
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 393
Africa Seychelles SYC native 37816
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 1602
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 1602
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 1602

Table 4: Reported from 21 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 2334
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 1602
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
Oceania Fiji FJI native 85272
Asia Indonesia IDN native 1602
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Malaysia MYS native 28620
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 1602
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 86942
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 393
Africa Seychelles SYC native 37816
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 1602
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 1602
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 1602
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