Scarus scaber was reported from 20 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 19 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: East Africa south to Natal, South Africa; also around islands of the western Indian Ocean.
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Table 1: Present in 19 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 90102
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 47843
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 47567
Africa Kenya KEN native 11441
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Asia Myanmar MMR native 90102
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Africa Seychelles SYC native 3488
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5490
Asia Taiwan TWN native 11104
Africa Tanzania TZA native 51015
Asia Thailand THA native 90102
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Philippines PHL questionable 37603

Table 4: Reported from 20 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 90102
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 47843
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 47567
Africa Kenya KEN native 11441
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Asia Myanmar MMR native 90102
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Philippines PHL questionable 37603
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Africa Seychelles SYC native 3488
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5490
Asia Taiwan TWN native 11104
Africa Tanzania TZA native 51015
Asia Thailand THA native 90102
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
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