Stegastes nigricans was reported from 51 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 50 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 1 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Indo-Pacific: Red Sea and East Africa to the Line, Marquesas, and Tuamoto islands, north to the Ryukyu and Bonin islands, south to New Caledonia and Tonga; throughout Micronesia. Excluding the Hawaiian Islands (Ref. 7247). Hawaiian population refers to Stegastes marginatus (Ref. 86689).
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Table 1: Present in 50 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Cambodia KHM native 4517
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 510
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 45255
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 510
Africa Comoros COM native 510
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
Africa Egypt EGY native 510
Africa Eritrea ERI native 510
Oceania Fiji FJI native 510
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 510
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 510
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 510
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 510
Africa Madagascar MDG native 510
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 510
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 510
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Oceania Nauru NRU native 510
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 510
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 510
Oceania Palau PLW native 510
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 393
Africa Réunion REU native 4517
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 510
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 510
Africa Seychelles SYC native 7247
Asia Singapore SGP native 510
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 510
Africa Somalia SOM native 510
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 510
Asia Taiwan TWN native 510
Africa Tanzania TZA native 51015
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 510
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 510
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 13300
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 12846

Table 3: Absent from 1 country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Hawaii HWI error 86689

Table 4: Reported from 51 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Cambodia KHM native 4517
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 510
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 45255
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 510
Africa Comoros COM native 510
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
Africa Egypt EGY native 510
Africa Eritrea ERI native 510
Oceania Fiji FJI native 510
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 510
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI error 86689
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 510
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 510
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 510
Africa Madagascar MDG native 510
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 510
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 510
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Oceania Nauru NRU native 510
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 510
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 510
Oceania Palau PLW native 510
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 393
Africa Réunion REU native 4517
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 510
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 510
Africa Seychelles SYC native 7247
Asia Singapore SGP native 510
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 510
Africa Somalia SOM native 510
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 510
Asia Taiwan TWN native 510
Africa Tanzania TZA native 51015
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 510
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 510
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 13300
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 12846
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