Elops machnata was reported from 30 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 29 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-West Pacific: Persian Gulf (Ref. 68964), Red Sea to Mossel Bay, South Africa and east to India and western Pacific. Africa: Inland waters.
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Table 1: Present in 29 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 38544
Asia China CHN native 47439
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Japan JPN native 637
Africa Kenya KEN native 12484
Africa Madagascar MDG native 11441
Asia Malaysia MYS native 27550
Africa Mauritius MUS native 33390
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11889
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 2872
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6993
Asia Philippines PHL native 2858
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Africa Seychelles SYC native 11761
Africa Socotra Arch. SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 3968
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 11441
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 2871
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Viet Nam VNM questionable 44416

Table 4: Reported from 30 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 38544
Asia China CHN native 47439
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Japan JPN native 637
Africa Kenya KEN native 12484
Africa Madagascar MDG native 11441
Asia Malaysia MYS native 27550
Africa Mauritius MUS native 33390
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11889
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 2872
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6993
Asia Philippines PHL native 2858
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Africa Seychelles SYC native 11761
Africa Socotra Arch. SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 3968
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 11441
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 2871
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Viet Nam VNM questionable 44416
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631
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