Ostorhinchus moluccensis was reported from 18 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 12 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 3 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 3 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Indo-Pacific: South Africa and India eastward to Fiji; north to Taiwan, south to Australia.
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Table 1: Present in 12 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 90102
Oceania Fiji FJI native 85272
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Japan JPN native 93839
Asia Malaysia MYS native 11893
Asia Myanmar MMR native 90102
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 41464
Asia Philippines PHL native 280
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 58519
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Asia Thailand THA native 90102
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793

Table 2: Possible in 3 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia China CHN questionable 58519
Africa South Africa ZAF questionable 58519
Asia Viet Nam VNM questionable 58534

Table 3: Absent from 3 countries/islands (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS misidentification 58519
Asia India IND misidentification 58519
Asia Maldives MDV misidentification 58519

Table 4: Reported from 18 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 90102
Oceania Australia AUS misidentification 58519
Asia China CHN questionable 58519
Oceania Fiji FJI native 85272
Asia India IND misidentification 58519
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Japan JPN native 93839
Asia Malaysia MYS native 11893
Asia Maldives MDV misidentification 58519
Asia Myanmar MMR native 90102
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 41464
Asia Philippines PHL native 280
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 58519
Africa South Africa ZAF questionable 58519
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Asia Thailand THA native 90102
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Asia Viet Nam VNM questionable 58534
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