Arothron mappa was reported from 25 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 24 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: Indo-Pacific: East Africa south to Natal, South Africa (Ref. 4919) and east to Samoa, northward to the Ryukyus and western sea of Japan, southward to New Caledonia and Queensland, Australia.
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Table 1: Present in 24 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 1602
Oceania Guam GUM native 1602
Asia Indonesia IDN native 48637
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 12339
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 41878
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 1602
Oceania Palau PLW native 1602
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 5399
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 559
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4919
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 37816

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Thailand THA questionable 37773

Table 4: Reported from 25 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 1602
Oceania Guam GUM native 1602
Asia Indonesia IDN native 48637
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 12339
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 41878
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 1602
Oceania Palau PLW native 1602
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 5399
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 559
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4919
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Asia Thailand THA questionable 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 37816
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