Acanthurus leucopareius was reported from 19 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 18 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 1 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Western Central Pacific: primarily anti-equatorial; Mariana Islands, southern Japan, Marcus Islands, and the Hawaiian Islands in the north and New Caledonia, Rapa (Austral Islands), and Tuamoto Islands, Pitcairn group, and Easter Island in the south.
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Table 1: Present in 18 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Oceania Easter I. EAS native 89467
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 1602
Oceania Guam GUM native 9710
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 1920
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 1602
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Philippines PHL native 393
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 1602
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 37792
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 1602
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 37816

Table 3: Absent from 1 country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Djibouti DJI misidentification 5450

Table 4: Reported from 19 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Africa Djibouti DJI misidentification 5450
Oceania Easter I. EAS native 89467
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 1602
Oceania Guam GUM native 9710
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 1920
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 1602
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Philippines PHL native 393
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 1602
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 37792
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 1602
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 37816
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European Union's Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 226874

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