Aluterus monoceros was reported from 65 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 63 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 2 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Circumtropical. Western Atlantic: Massachusetts, USA to Argentina (Ref. 36453). Eastern Atlantic: west coast of tropical Africa (Ref. 3592). Eastern Pacific: Guatemala to Chile (Ref. 9068); probably in Mexico (Ref. 9318). Western Indian Ocean: Mozambique and South Africa (Ref. 4421). Recently recorded from Reunion (Ref. 53568).
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Table 1: Present in 63 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
South America Argentina ARG native 36453
Oceania Australia AUS native 5978
Asia Bahrain BHR native 68964
North America Belize BLZ native 26340
South America Brazil BRA native 36453
South America Chile CHL native 9068
Asia China CHN native 57879
South America Colombia COL native 9318
North America Costa Rica CRI native 9318
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
North America Dominican Rp DOM native 27620
Oceania Easter I. EAS native 89467
South America Ecuador ECU native 40498
North America El Salvador SLV native 9318
South America French Guiana GUF native 13608
North America Guatemala GTM native 9318
South America Guyana GUY native 5217
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 583
North America Honduras HND native 9318
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Iran IRN native 47533
Asia Japan JPN native 1602
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Kuwait KWT native 68964
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 74541
Asia Malaysia MYS native 27550
North America Mexico MEX native 9318
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Asia Myanmar MMR native 5736
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 86942
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
North America Nicaragua NIC native 9318
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
North America Panama PAN native 9318
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
South America Peru PER native 5530
Asia Philippines PHL native 280
Europe Portugal PRT native 55058
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 99978
Africa Seychelles SYC native 3467
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4421
Europe Spain ESP introduced 93203
Africa St Helena SHN native 5288
South America Suriname SUR native 13608
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 33407
Africa Tunisia TUN introduced 93203
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
South America Uruguay URY native 36453
North America USA USA native 7251
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 46893
Asia Yemen YEM native 28016

Table 2: Possible in 2 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Europe France FRA stray 116450
Asia Thailand THA questionable 37773

Table 4: Reported from 65 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
South America Argentina ARG native 36453
Oceania Australia AUS native 5978
Asia Bahrain BHR native 68964
North America Belize BLZ native 26340
South America Brazil BRA native 36453
South America Chile CHL native 9068
Asia China CHN native 57879
South America Colombia COL native 9318
North America Costa Rica CRI native 9318
North America Cuba CUB native 54206
North America Dominican Rp DOM native 27620
Oceania Easter I. EAS native 89467
South America Ecuador ECU native 40498
North America El Salvador SLV native 9318
Europe France FRA stray 116450
South America French Guiana GUF native 13608
North America Guatemala GTM native 9318
South America Guyana GUY native 5217
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 583
North America Honduras HND native 9318
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Iran IRN native 47533
Asia Japan JPN native 1602
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Kuwait KWT native 68964
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Africa Madeira Is. MRA native 74541
Asia Malaysia MYS native 27550
North America Mexico MEX native 9318
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Asia Myanmar MMR native 5736
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 86942
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
North America Nicaragua NIC native 9318
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
North America Panama PAN native 9318
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
South America Peru PER native 5530
Asia Philippines PHL native 280
Europe Portugal PRT native 55058
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 99978
Africa Seychelles SYC native 3467
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4421
Europe Spain ESP introduced 93203
Africa St Helena SHN native 5288
South America Suriname SUR native 13608
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Asia Thailand THA questionable 37773
North America Trinidad Tobago TTO native 33407
Africa Tunisia TUN introduced 93203
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
South America Uruguay URY native 36453
North America USA USA native 7251
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 46893
Asia Yemen YEM native 28016
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