Zanclus cornutus was reported from 65 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 64 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: East Africa to Rapa and Ducie islands, north to southern Japan and the Hawaiian Islands, south to the Lord Howe Island. Eastern Pacific: southern Gulf of California to Peru (Ref. 9267).
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Table 1: Present in 64 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 5978
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 57879
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
South America Cocos I. (C.R.) CCC native 9267
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
South America Colombia COL native 9267
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
North America Costa Rica CRI native 9267
South America Ecuador ECU native 40498
North America El Salvador SLV native 9267
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 1602
South America Galapagos Is. GOS native 9267
Oceania Guam GUM native 1602
North America Guatemala GTM native 9267
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 583
North America Honduras HND native 9267
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Africa Kenya KEN native 12484
Oceania Kermadec Is. KMD native 8879
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Africa Madagascar MDG native 12484
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1602
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
North America Mexico MEX native 37955
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 1602
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Asia Myanmar MMR native 5736
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11897
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
North America Nicaragua NIC native 9267
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania Norfolk I. NFK native 8879
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 6273
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 1602
North America Panama PAN native 9267
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
South America Peru PER native 9267
Asia Philippines PHL native 2858
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 1602
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
North America Revillagigedo REV native 9267
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 6654
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 10361
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
Africa Tanzania TZA native 12484
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 46904
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 37816
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Easter I. EAS stray 89467

Table 4: Reported from 65 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 5978
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 57879
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
South America Cocos I. (C.R.) CCC native 9267
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
South America Colombia COL native 9267
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
North America Costa Rica CRI native 9267
Oceania Easter I. EAS stray 89467
South America Ecuador ECU native 40498
North America El Salvador SLV native 9267
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 1602
South America Galapagos Is. GOS native 9267
Oceania Guam GUM native 1602
North America Guatemala GTM native 9267
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 583
North America Honduras HND native 9267
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Africa Kenya KEN native 12484
Oceania Kermadec Is. KMD native 8879
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Africa Madagascar MDG native 12484
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1602
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
North America Mexico MEX native 37955
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 1602
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Asia Myanmar MMR native 5736
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11897
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
North America Nicaragua NIC native 9267
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania Norfolk I. NFK native 8879
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 6273
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 1602
North America Panama PAN native 9267
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
South America Peru PER native 9267
Asia Philippines PHL native 2858
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 1602
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
North America Revillagigedo REV native 9267
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 6654
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 10361
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
Africa Tanzania TZA native 12484
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 46904
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 37816
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631
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