Chaetodon auriga was reported from 65 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 65 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-Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa (extending to Mossel Bay, South Africa, Ref. 5372) to the Hawaiian, Marquesan, and Ducie islands, north to southern Japan, south to Lord Howe and Rapa islands.
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Table 1: Present in 65 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 4855
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Africa Egypt EGY native 1602
Oceania Fiji FJI native 10708
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 1602
South America Galapagos Is. GOS native 5227
Oceania Guam GUM native 4855
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 8631
Asia Israel ISR native 40521
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Johnston I. JTN native 33390
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 12484
Oceania Kermadec Is. KMD native 8881
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Africa Madagascar MDG native 4858
Asia Malaysia MYS native 5756
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 1602
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 4517
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11889
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 8879
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania Norfolk I. NFK native 8879
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 37816
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 2858
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 121505
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Africa Rodriguez ROD native 33390
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 4855
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 4855
Africa Seychelles SYC native 4858
Africa Socotra Arch. SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM native 12484
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5372
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 10361
Africa Sudan SDN native 1602
Oceania Tahiti TIT native 1602
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4517
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 13300
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 46893
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 37816
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631

Table 4: Reported from 65 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 4855
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Africa Egypt EGY native 1602
Oceania Fiji FJI native 10708
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 1602
South America Galapagos Is. GOS native 5227
Oceania Guam GUM native 4855
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 8631
Asia Israel ISR native 40521
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Johnston I. JTN native 33390
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 12484
Oceania Kermadec Is. KMD native 8881
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Africa Madagascar MDG native 4858
Asia Malaysia MYS native 5756
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 1602
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 4517
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11889
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 8879
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania Norfolk I. NFK native 8879
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 37816
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 2858
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 121505
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Africa Rodriguez ROD native 33390
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 4855
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 4855
Africa Seychelles SYC native 4858
Africa Socotra Arch. SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM native 12484
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5372
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 10361
Africa Sudan SDN native 1602
Oceania Tahiti TIT native 1602
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4517
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 13300
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 46893
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 37816
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631
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