Siganus javus was reported from 26 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 25 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: Indo-Pacific: Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Burma, Andaman Islands, Thailand, Viet Nam, southern China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Australia, New Guinea, Vanuatu and New Caledonia. Records for the Ryukyu and Ogasawara Islands could be based on strays (Ref. 9813).
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Table 1: Present in 25 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 45255
Oceania Australia AUS native 1419
Asia Bahrain BHR native 1419
Asia Cambodia KHM native 84750
Asia China CHN native 1419
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 7050
Asia Iran IRN native 47533
Asia Kuwait KWT native 1419
Asia Malaysia MYS native 1419
Asia Maldives MDV native 30829
Asia Myanmar MMR native 1419
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 1419
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 1419
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 58652
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 1419
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 1419
Asia Taiwan TWN native 12711
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 1419
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Palau PLW questionable 1419

Table 4: Reported from 26 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 45255
Oceania Australia AUS native 1419
Asia Bahrain BHR native 1419
Asia Cambodia KHM native 84750
Asia China CHN native 1419
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 7050
Asia Iran IRN native 47533
Asia Kuwait KWT native 1419
Asia Malaysia MYS native 1419
Asia Maldives MDV native 30829
Asia Myanmar MMR native 1419
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 1419
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 1419
Oceania Palau PLW questionable 1419
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 58652
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 1419
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 1419
Asia Taiwan TWN native 12711
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 1419
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
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