Cephalopholis miniata was reported from 57 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 53 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 4 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: Red Sea to Durban, South Africa and eastward to the Line Islands; including most islands in the Indian and west-central Pacific oceans. Absent from Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman. Misidentified as Cephalopholis cyanostigma from Reunion (Ref. 6453).
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Table 1: Present in 53 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 5222
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 4787
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 4787
Asia China CHN native 47843
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 4787
Africa Comoros COM native 4787
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5222
Africa Egypt EGY native 5222
Africa Eritrea ERI native 5222
Oceania Fiji FJI native 40762
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5222
Asia Israel ISR native 5222
Asia Japan JPN native 5222
Asia Jordan JOR native 5222
Africa Kenya KEN native 4787
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 4787
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Africa Madagascar MDG native 4787
Asia Malaysia MYS native 5756
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 5222
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 4787
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 6305
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 4787
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 58652
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 5222
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 5222
Africa Seychelles SYC native 4787
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 4787
Africa Somalia SOM native 5222
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4319
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 4787
Africa Sudan SDN native 5222
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4787
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4787
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Tuvalu TUV native 4787
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 46893
Oceania Wallis Futuna WLF native 84368
Asia Yemen YEM native 4787

Table 2: Possible in 4 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Guam GUM questionable 37816
Africa Réunion REU questionable 53568
Africa Rodriguez ROD questionable 3153
Asia Thailand THA questionable 37773

Table 4: Reported from 57 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 5222
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 4787
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 4787
Asia China CHN native 47843
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 4787
Africa Comoros COM native 4787
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5222
Africa Egypt EGY native 5222
Africa Eritrea ERI native 5222
Oceania Fiji FJI native 40762
Oceania Guam GUM questionable 37816
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5222
Asia Israel ISR native 5222
Asia Japan JPN native 5222
Asia Jordan JOR native 5222
Africa Kenya KEN native 4787
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 4787
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Africa Madagascar MDG native 4787
Asia Malaysia MYS native 5756
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 5222
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 4787
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 6305
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 4787
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 58652
Africa Réunion REU questionable 53568
Africa Rodriguez ROD questionable 3153
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 5222
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 5222
Africa Seychelles SYC native 4787
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 4787
Africa Somalia SOM native 5222
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4319
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 4787
Africa Sudan SDN native 5222
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4787
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4787
Asia Thailand THA questionable 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Tuvalu TUV native 4787
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 46893
Oceania Wallis Futuna WLF native 84368
Asia Yemen YEM native 4787
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