Arothron stellatus was reported from 53 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 53 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 eastward through Indonesia to Tuamotus, northward to southern Japan, southward to Lord Howe Island.
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Table 1: Present in 53 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 1602
Asia Bahrain BHR native 68964
Asia Cambodia KHM native 84750
Asia China CHN native 57879
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
Africa Egypt EGY native 87788
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 89972
Oceania Guam GUM native 35720
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 4833
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Iran IRN native 47613
Asia Iraq IRQ native 117365
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Kuwait KWT native 68964
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Asia Malaysia MYS native 5756
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 37816
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 37816
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 9070
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 48613
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 99978
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Africa Socotra Arch. SOC native 37631
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4919
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 45255
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 51015
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 9710
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631

Table 4: Reported from 53 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 1602
Asia Bahrain BHR native 68964
Asia Cambodia KHM native 84750
Asia China CHN native 57879
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
Africa Egypt EGY native 87788
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 89972
Oceania Guam GUM native 35720
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 4833
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Iran IRN native 47613
Asia Iraq IRQ native 117365
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Kuwait KWT native 68964
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Asia Malaysia MYS native 5756
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 37816
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 37816
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 9070
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 48613
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 99978
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Africa Socotra Arch. SOC native 37631
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4919
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 45255
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 51015
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 9710
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631
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