Pastinachus sephen was reported from 30 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 30 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 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, Persian Gulf and South Africa to Micronesia, north to Japan, south to Melanesia and the Arafura Sea (Ref. 9819).
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Table 1: Present in 30 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 6871
Asia Bahrain BHR native 68964
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 33173
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 38475
Asia Iran IRN native 47533
Asia Iraq IRQ native 51878
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Kuwait KWT native 28618
Asia Malaysia MYS native 38475
Asia Maldives MDV native 30829
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 38475
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11889
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 5999
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6993
Asia Philippines PHL native 280
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 68964
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5578
Asia Thailand THA native 1632
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 9705
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631

Table 4: Reported from 30 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 6871
Asia Bahrain BHR native 68964
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 33173
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 38475
Asia Iran IRN native 47533
Asia Iraq IRQ native 51878
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Kuwait KWT native 28618
Asia Malaysia MYS native 38475
Asia Maldives MDV native 30829
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 38475
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11889
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 5999
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6993
Asia Philippines PHL native 280
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 68964
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5578
Asia Thailand THA native 1632
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 9705
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631
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