Pelates quadrilineatus was reported from 40 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 39 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-West Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to southern Japan, New Guinea and Arafura Sea (Ref. 9819). Reported from Vanuatu (Ref. 13300). Migrated to the Mediterranean from the Red Sea via the Suez Canal (Ref. 5385).
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Table 1: Present in 39 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Bahrain BHR native 68964
Asia Cambodia KHM native 54723
Asia China CHN native 57879
Africa Egypt EGY native 5385
Oceania Fiji FJI native 85272
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 89611
Asia Iran IRN native 47613
Asia Israel ISR introduced 5385
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Africa Kenya KEN native 115064
Asia Kuwait KWT native 68964
Asia Lebanon LBN introduced 43448
Africa Madagascar MDG native 33390
Asia Malaysia MYS native 5756
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 41878
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 2872
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 10558
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 68964
Asia Singapore SGP native 94615
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4327
Asia Syria SYR introduced 87676
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 2871
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Asia Turkey TUR introduced 57855
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 13300
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 12846

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Ghana GHA questionable 54723

Table 4: Reported from 40 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Bahrain BHR native 68964
Asia Cambodia KHM native 54723
Asia China CHN native 57879
Africa Egypt EGY native 5385
Oceania Fiji FJI native 85272
Africa Ghana GHA questionable 54723
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 89611
Asia Iran IRN native 47613
Asia Israel ISR introduced 5385
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Africa Kenya KEN native 115064
Asia Kuwait KWT native 68964
Asia Lebanon LBN introduced 43448
Africa Madagascar MDG native 33390
Asia Malaysia MYS native 5756
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 41878
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 2872
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 10558
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 68964
Asia Singapore SGP native 94615
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4327
Asia Syria SYR introduced 87676
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 2871
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Asia Turkey TUR introduced 57855
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 13300
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 12846
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