Chlorurus gibbus was reported from 13 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 8 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 5 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Western Indian Ocean: Red Sea. The species complex comprise of Chlorurus gibbus in the Red Sea, Chlorurus strongylocephalus in the Indian Ocean and Chlorurus microrhinos in the west-central Pacific.
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Table 1: Present in 8 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Egypt EGY native 2689
Africa Eritrea ERI native 2689
Asia Israel ISR native 28620
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Oceania Palau PLW native 103126
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 2689
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa Sudan SDN native 2689

Table 3: Absent from 5 country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia India IND misidentification 54980
Africa Mozambique MOZ misidentification 54980
Asia Philippines PHL misidentification 54980
Asia Taiwan TWN misidentification 54980
Asia Viet Nam VNM misidentification 54980

Table 4: Reported from 13 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Egypt EGY native 2689
Africa Eritrea ERI native 2689
Asia India IND misidentification 54980
Asia Israel ISR native 28620
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Mozambique MOZ misidentification 54980
Oceania Palau PLW native 103126
Asia Philippines PHL misidentification 54980
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 2689
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa Sudan SDN native 2689
Asia Taiwan TWN misidentification 54980
Asia Viet Nam VNM misidentification 54980
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