Bodianus opercularis was reported from 9 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 7 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 2 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Indian Ocean: Red Sea, the Gulf of Aqaba in the north to Madagascar and Mauritius in the south, east to Christmas Island.
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Table 1: Present in 7 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 90102
Africa Madagascar MDG native 37816
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573

Table 3: Absent from 2 country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL misidentification 75973
Oceania Palau PLW error 75973

Table 4: Reported from 9 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 90102
Africa Madagascar MDG native 37816
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL misidentification 75973
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Palau PLW error 75973
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
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European Union's Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 226874

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