Epinephelus quoyanus was reported from 21 countries/islands


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

Distribution: Western Pacific: Japan to Australia. Unknown from the Indian Ocean except for the Andaman Islands record (as Serranus merra). Unreported from islands of Micronesia, Melanesia and central Pacific. Often misidentified as Epinephelus macrospilos or Epinephelus hexagonatus.
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Table 1: Present in 17 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 45255
Oceania Australia AUS native 78751
Asia Cambodia KHM native 54723
Asia China CHN native 5222
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 89611
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Malaysia MYS native 5756
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 58652
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4787
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 46893

Table 2: Possible in 3 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Mozambique MOZ questionable 5285
Africa Seychelles SYC questionable 1623
Oceania Vanuatu VUT questionable 13300

Table 3: Absent from 1 countries/islands (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Hawaii HWI not established 6362

Table 4: Reported from 21 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 45255
Oceania Australia AUS native 78751
Asia Cambodia KHM native 54723
Asia China CHN native 5222
Oceania Hawaii HWI not established 6362
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 89611
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Malaysia MYS native 5756
Africa Mozambique MOZ questionable 5285
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 58652
Africa Seychelles SYC questionable 1623
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4787
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Vanuatu VUT questionable 13300
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 46893
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