Bodianus bilunulatus was reported from 36 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 31 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 4 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 1 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: east coast of Africa to Japan, the Philippines and New Caledonia.
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Table 1: Present in 31 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 90102
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 47843
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 89972
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Africa Kenya KEN native 12484
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Africa Madagascar MDG native 12484
Asia Malaysia MYS native 90102
Asia Maldives MDV native 30829
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 37816
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 2858
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 28618
Africa Seychelles SYC native 5374
Africa Socotra Arch. SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4392
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 12484
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631

Table 2: Possible in 4 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Caroline I. CRL questionable 9823
Oceania Cook Is. COK questionable 88079
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS questionable 88079
Oceania Pitcairn PCN questionable 88079

Table 3: Absent from 1 countries/islands (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Hawaii HWI misidentification 88079

Table 4: Reported from 36 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 90102
Oceania Caroline I. CRL questionable 9823
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 47843
Oceania Cook Is. COK questionable 88079
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 89972
Oceania Hawaii HWI misidentification 88079
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Africa Kenya KEN native 12484
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Africa Madagascar MDG native 12484
Asia Malaysia MYS native 90102
Asia Maldives MDV native 30829
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS questionable 88079
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 37816
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 2858
Oceania Pitcairn PCN questionable 88079
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 28618
Africa Seychelles SYC native 5374
Africa Socotra Arch. SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4392
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 12484
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631
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