Epinephelus flavocaeruleus was reported from 29 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 24 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 5 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: Gulf of Aden south to Port Alfred, South Africa and east to the northwest tip of Sumatra, Indonesia. Also found in the islands of western Indian Ocean, including Cargados Carajos and Rodriguez. Not known from the Red Sea and Persian Gulf.
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Table 1: Present in 24 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 4787
Africa Cargados Carajos CRG native 33390
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 4787
Africa Comoros COM native 33390
Africa Djibouti DJI native 4787
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5222
Africa Kenya KEN native 4787
Africa Madagascar MDG native 4787
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 2872
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Africa Rodriguez ROD native 4787
Africa Seychelles SYC native 4787
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4787
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 4787
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4787
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Yemen YEM native 5222

Table 2: Possible in 5 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Japan JPN questionable 559
Oceania Palau PLW questionable 103126
Africa Somalia SOM questionable 12484
Asia Taiwan TWN questionable 55073
Asia Viet Nam VNM questionable 12846

Table 4: Reported from 29 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 4787
Africa Cargados Carajos CRG native 33390
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 4787
Africa Comoros COM native 33390
Africa Djibouti DJI native 4787
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5222
Asia Japan JPN questionable 559
Africa Kenya KEN native 4787
Africa Madagascar MDG native 4787
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 2872
Oceania Palau PLW questionable 103126
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Africa Rodriguez ROD native 4787
Africa Seychelles SYC native 4787
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM questionable 12484
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4787
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 4787
Asia Taiwan TWN questionable 55073
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4787
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Viet Nam VNM questionable 12846
Asia Yemen YEM native 5222
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