Ablabys taenianotus was reported from 18 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 15 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 3 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Eastern Indian Ocean and Western Pacific: Andaman Sea to Fiji, north to Japan, south to Australia. Replaced by Ablabys binotatus in the western Indian Ocean (Ref. 9710).
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Table 1: Present in 15 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Oceania Fiji FJI native 2334
Asia Indonesia IDN native 3132
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11897
Oceania Norfolk I. NFK native 8881
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 2334
Asia Taiwan TWN native 12711
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534

Table 2: Possible in 3 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Madagascar MDG questionable 33390
Africa Mauritius MUS questionable 58078
Africa Seychelles SYC questionable 33390

Table 4: Reported from 18 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Oceania Fiji FJI native 2334
Asia Indonesia IDN native 3132
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Africa Madagascar MDG questionable 33390
Africa Mauritius MUS questionable 58078
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11897
Oceania Norfolk I. NFK native 8881
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 2334
Africa Seychelles SYC questionable 33390
Asia Taiwan TWN native 12711
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
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