Kyphosus bigibbus was reported from 43 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 41 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 2 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: Antitropical; Red Sea, South Africa, western and eastern Australia, Lord Howe and Rapa islands, southern Japan and Ryukyu Islands. Records for countries in the tropical zone needs further confirmation.
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Table 1: Present in 41 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Africa Ascension I. ASC native 98447
Oceania Australia AUS native 49596
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Oceania Easter I. EAS native 90312
Africa Egypt EGY native 1602
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 1602
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 1602
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 47567
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Africa Kenya KEN native 6642
Oceania Kermadec Is. KMD native 8879
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Africa Madagascar MDG native 55727
Asia Maldives MDV native 30829
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 1602
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 1602
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania Norfolk I. NFK native 8879
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 48613
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 87915
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 6642
Asia Taiwan TWN native 47843
Africa Tanzania TZA native 12484
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 37816
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631

Table 2: Possible in 2 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM questionable 592
Oceania Samoa WSM questionable 592

Table 4: Reported from 43 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM questionable 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Africa Ascension I. ASC native 98447
Oceania Australia AUS native 49596
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Oceania Easter I. EAS native 90312
Africa Egypt EGY native 1602
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 1602
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 1602
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 47567
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Africa Kenya KEN native 6642
Oceania Kermadec Is. KMD native 8879
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Africa Madagascar MDG native 55727
Asia Maldives MDV native 30829
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 1602
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 1602
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania Norfolk I. NFK native 8879
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 48613
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 87915
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Oceania Samoa WSM questionable 592
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 6642
Asia Taiwan TWN native 47843
Africa Tanzania TZA native 12484
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 37816
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631
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