Rhinoptera javanica was reported from 27 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 26 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: Oman to the Philippines; north to Ryukyu Is.; south to eastern Indonesia.
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Table 1: Present in 26 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Asia China CHN native 9916
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Iran IRN native 47613
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Africa Kenya KEN native 12484
Africa Madagascar MDG native 12484
Asia Malaysia MYS native 5756
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Asia Myanmar MMR native 5736
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 6306
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Pakistan PAK native 2872
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6993
Asia Philippines PHL native 47737
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 637
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5578
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 9916
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 12484
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 9705

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS questionable 114953

Table 4: Reported from 27 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS questionable 114953
Asia China CHN native 9916
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Iran IRN native 47613
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Africa Kenya KEN native 12484
Africa Madagascar MDG native 12484
Asia Malaysia MYS native 5756
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Asia Myanmar MMR native 5736
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 6306
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Pakistan PAK native 2872
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6993
Asia Philippines PHL native 47737
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 637
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5578
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 9916
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 12484
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 9705
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