Cephalopholis sonnerati was reported from 50 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 48 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 2 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 coast of Africa (Djibouti, Socotra to Durban) to the Line Islands, north to southern Japan, south to southern Queensland (Australia). Not found at the Chagos Archipelago despite intensive survey and not reported from the Red Sea and Persian Gulf.
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Table 1: Present in 48 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 4787
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Cambodia KHM native 85282
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 4787
Asia China CHN native 47843
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 4787
Africa Comoros COM native 4787
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
Oceania Fiji FJI native 85272
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5222
Asia Japan JPN native 4787
Africa Kenya KEN native 4787
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 4787
Africa Madagascar MDG native 5222
Asia Malaysia MYS native 5756
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 4787
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 37816
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 58652
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 5222
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Seychelles SYC native 4787
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 4787
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4319
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 4787
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4787
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4787
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 9710
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Asia Yemen YEM native 4787

Table 2: Possible in 2 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Rodriguez ROD questionable 3153
Africa Somalia SOM questionable 12484

Table 4: Reported from 50 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 4787
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Cambodia KHM native 85282
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 4787
Asia China CHN native 47843
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 4787
Africa Comoros COM native 4787
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
Oceania Fiji FJI native 85272
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5222
Asia Japan JPN native 4787
Africa Kenya KEN native 4787
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 4787
Africa Madagascar MDG native 5222
Asia Malaysia MYS native 5756
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 4787
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 37816
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 58652
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Africa Rodriguez ROD questionable 3153
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 5222
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Seychelles SYC native 4787
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 4787
Africa Somalia SOM questionable 12484
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4319
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 4787
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4787
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4787
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 9710
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Asia Yemen YEM native 4787
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