Lethrinus obsoletus was reported from 61 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 60 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: Red Sea and East Africa to the Ryukyu Islands and east to French Polynesia.
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Table 1: Present in 60 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Admiralty Is. ADM native 2295
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 45255
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Africa Br Indian Oc Tr IOT native 2295
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 2295
Asia Cambodia KHM native 2295
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 2295
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Africa Comoros COM native 2295
Africa Djibouti DJI native 2295
Africa Egypt EGY native 2295
Africa Eritrea ERI native 2295
Oceania Fiji FJI native 2295
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 89972
Oceania Guam GUM native 2295
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 94637
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 2295
Asia Israel ISR native 2295
Asia Japan JPN native 2295
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 2295
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 2295
Africa Madagascar MDG native 2295
Asia Malaysia MYS native 2295
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 5439
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 41878
Oceania Nauru NRU native 2295
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11889
Oceania Niue NIU native 2295
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 37816
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 45255
Oceania Palau PLW native 2295
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 2295
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 2295
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 2295
Africa Seychelles SYC native 2295
Asia Singapore SGP native 2295
Africa Socotra Arch. SOC native 37631
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 2295
Africa Somalia SOM native 2295
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 2295
Africa Sudan SDN native 2295
Africa Tanzania TZA native 2295
Asia Thailand THA native 2295
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 2295
Oceania Tokelau TKL native 2295
Oceania Tonga TON native 2295
Oceania Tuvalu TUV native 2295
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 2295
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 12846
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 37816
Oceania Wallis Futuna WLF native 2295
Asia Yemen YEM native 2295

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa South Africa ZAF questionable 4369

Table 4: Reported from 61 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Admiralty Is. ADM native 2295
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 45255
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Africa Br Indian Oc Tr IOT native 2295
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 2295
Asia Cambodia KHM native 2295
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 2295
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Africa Comoros COM native 2295
Africa Djibouti DJI native 2295
Africa Egypt EGY native 2295
Africa Eritrea ERI native 2295
Oceania Fiji FJI native 2295
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 89972
Oceania Guam GUM native 2295
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 94637
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 2295
Asia Israel ISR native 2295
Asia Japan JPN native 2295
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 2295
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 2295
Africa Madagascar MDG native 2295
Asia Malaysia MYS native 2295
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 5439
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 41878
Oceania Nauru NRU native 2295
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11889
Oceania Niue NIU native 2295
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 37816
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 45255
Oceania Palau PLW native 2295
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 2295
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 2295
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 2295
Africa Seychelles SYC native 2295
Asia Singapore SGP native 2295
Africa Socotra Arch. SOC native 37631
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 2295
Africa Somalia SOM native 2295
Africa South Africa ZAF questionable 4369
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 2295
Africa Sudan SDN native 2295
Africa Tanzania TZA native 2295
Asia Thailand THA native 2295
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 2295
Oceania Tokelau TKL native 2295
Oceania Tonga TON native 2295
Oceania Tuvalu TUV native 2295
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 2295
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 12846
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 37816
Oceania Wallis Futuna WLF native 2295
Asia Yemen YEM native 2295
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