Plectropomus punctatus was reported from 15 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 14 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 1 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Western Indian Ocean: Kenya to South Africa, Comoros, Madagascar, Aldabra, Seychelles, Mauritius, St. Brandon's Shoals, Nazareth Bank, and the Chagos Archipelago. Unknown from the Red Sea, Persian Gulf, and the Asian coast from Arabia to India.
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Table 1: Present in 14 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Cargados Carajos CRG native 5222
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 5222
Africa Comoros COM native 5222
Africa Kenya KEN native 4787
Africa Madagascar MDG native 4787
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mayotte MYT native 89967
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Africa Seychelles SYC native 4787
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5222
Africa Tanzania TZA native 5222
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Indonesia IDN questionable 5978

Table 4: Reported from 15 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Cargados Carajos CRG native 5222
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 5222
Africa Comoros COM native 5222
Asia Indonesia IDN questionable 5978
Africa Kenya KEN native 4787
Africa Madagascar MDG native 4787
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mayotte MYT native 89967
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Africa Seychelles SYC native 4787
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5222
Africa Tanzania TZA native 5222
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631
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