Acanthurus blochii was reported from 42 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 41 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: East Africa, including the Mascarene Islands (Ref. 37792) to the Hawaiian and Society islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to Lord Howe Island.
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Table 1: Present in 41 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 1602
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 37792
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 37792
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Africa Comoros COM native 37792
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Oceania Fiji FJI native 37792
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 1602
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia Indonesia IDN native 48637
Asia Iran IRN native 47613
Asia Japan JPN native 1602
Oceania Johnston I. JTN native 37792
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 37816
Africa Madagascar MDG native 37792
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1602
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11889
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania Norfolk I. NFK native 37792
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Oceania Palau PLW native 1602
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 48613
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 1602
Oceania Samoa WSM native 37792
Africa Seychelles SYC native 37792
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 37792
Asia Taiwan TWN native 47843
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 46904
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 37792
Asia Yemen YEM native 28016

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Tanzania TZA questionable 51015

Table 4: Reported from 42 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 1602
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 37792
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 37792
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Africa Comoros COM native 37792
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Oceania Fiji FJI native 37792
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 1602
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia Indonesia IDN native 48637
Asia Iran IRN native 47613
Asia Japan JPN native 1602
Oceania Johnston I. JTN native 37792
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 37816
Africa Madagascar MDG native 37792
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1602
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11889
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania Norfolk I. NFK native 37792
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Oceania Palau PLW native 1602
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 48613
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 1602
Oceania Samoa WSM native 37792
Africa Seychelles SYC native 37792
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 37792
Asia Taiwan TWN native 47843
Africa Tanzania TZA questionable 51015
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 46904
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 37792
Asia Yemen YEM native 28016
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