Acanthurus tristis was reported from 9 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 8 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: Indian Ocean: Bay of Bengal (Ref. 8940) and the Andaman Sea west to Maldives and Chagos Archipelago, and east to islands of southern Indonesia at least to Bali.
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Table 1: Present in 8 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 8940
Asia Indonesia IDN native 48637
Asia Maldives MDV native 8940
Asia Myanmar MMR native 8940
Africa Seychelles SYC native 9710
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 8940
Asia Thailand THA native 28620

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Tanzania TZA questionable 51015

Table 4: Reported from 9 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 8940
Asia Indonesia IDN native 48637
Asia Maldives MDV native 8940
Asia Myanmar MMR native 8940
Africa Seychelles SYC native 9710
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 8940
Africa Tanzania TZA questionable 51015
Asia Thailand THA native 28620
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