Balistoides viridescens was reported from 48 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 48 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 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: Red Sea south to Delagoa Bay, Mozambique (Ref. 4420) and east to the Line and Tuamoto islands, north to southern Japan, south to New Caledonia.
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Table 1: Present in 48 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 2334
Asia Cambodia KHM native 84750
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 9770
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 47843
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Africa Egypt EGY native 1602
Oceania Fiji FJI native 40762
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 89972
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 1602
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 37816
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1602
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 1602
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 41878
Asia Myanmar MMR native 5736
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 1602
Oceania Niue NIU native 1602
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 393
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 87915
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Seychelles SYC native 4420
Asia Singapore SGP native 83331
Africa Socotra Arch. SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 11298
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 51015
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 1602
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 46904
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631

Table 4: Reported from 48 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 2334
Asia Cambodia KHM native 84750
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 9770
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 47843
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Africa Egypt EGY native 1602
Oceania Fiji FJI native 40762
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 89972
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 1602
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 37816
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1602
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 1602
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 41878
Asia Myanmar MMR native 5736
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 1602
Oceania Niue NIU native 1602
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 393
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 87915
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Seychelles SYC native 4420
Asia Singapore SGP native 83331
Africa Socotra Arch. SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 11298
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 51015
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 1602
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 46904
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631
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