Johnius amblycephalus was reported from 26 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 22 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 2 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 2 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: east of Pakistan through the coastal waters of the Indian Ocean and the Indo-Australian Archipelago to the Philippines, New Guinea and to the Repulse Bay, Queensland; through the South China Sea to Hainan, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Kwangtung. Reports from southern Africa are misidentifications of Johnius fuscolineatus (Ref. 13679).
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Table 1: Present in 22 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 9772
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 9772
Asia Cambodia KHM native 9772
Asia China CHN native 9772
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 9772
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Iran IRN native 9772
Asia Japan JPN native 43239
Asia Malaysia MYS native 9772
Asia Myanmar MMR native 9772
Asia Pakistan PAK native 9772
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 58652
Asia Singapore SGP native 9772
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 9772
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5369
Asia Thailand THA native 9772
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 9772
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 9772

Table 2: Possible in 2 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Oman OMN questionable 9772
Africa Somalia SOM questionable 30573

Table 3: Absent from 2 countries/islands (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Mozambique MOZ misidentification 13679
Africa South Africa ZAF misidentification 13679

Table 4: Reported from 26 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 9772
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 9772
Asia Cambodia KHM native 9772
Asia China CHN native 9772
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 9772
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Iran IRN native 9772
Asia Japan JPN native 43239
Asia Malaysia MYS native 9772
Africa Mozambique MOZ misidentification 13679
Asia Myanmar MMR native 9772
Asia Oman OMN questionable 9772
Asia Pakistan PAK native 9772
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 58652
Asia Singapore SGP native 9772
Africa Somalia SOM questionable 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF misidentification 13679
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 9772
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5369
Asia Thailand THA native 9772
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 9772
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 9772
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