Abudefduf vaigiensis was reported from 63 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 63 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 and eastern Africa to the Line and Tuamoto islands, north to southern Japan, south to Australia. Recorded in Bay of Islands, New Zealand (Ref. 35942). Often confused with the closely related Atlantic species Abudefduf saxatilis (Ref. 7247).
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Table 1: Present in 63 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 78751
Asia Bahrain BHR native 7247
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 4517
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
Africa Egypt EGY native 87788
Oceania Fiji FJI native 7247
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 89972
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 86689
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 7247
Asia Indonesia IDN native 7247
Asia Israel ISR introduced 43448
Europe Italy ITA introduced 43448
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 12484
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 7247
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Kuwait KWT native 68964
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Africa Madagascar MDG native 7247
Asia Malaysia MYS native 5756
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 559
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 7247
Africa Mauritius MUS native 7247
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 1602
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 13236
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 35942
Oceania Norfolk I. NFK native 8879
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 7247
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 4732
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 7247
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 7247
Africa Seychelles SYC native 7247
Africa Socotra Arch. SOC native 37631
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 7247
Africa Somalia SOM native 12484
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4391
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 7247
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 12484
Asia Thailand THA native 7247
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 7247
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 46904
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631

Table 4: Reported from 63 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 78751
Asia Bahrain BHR native 7247
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 4517
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
Africa Egypt EGY native 87788
Oceania Fiji FJI native 7247
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 89972
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 86689
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 7247
Asia Indonesia IDN native 7247
Asia Israel ISR introduced 43448
Europe Italy ITA introduced 43448
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 12484
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 7247
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Kuwait KWT native 68964
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Africa Madagascar MDG native 7247
Asia Malaysia MYS native 5756
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 559
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 7247
Africa Mauritius MUS native 7247
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 1602
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 13236
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 35942
Oceania Norfolk I. NFK native 8879
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 7247
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 4732
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 7247
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 7247
Africa Seychelles SYC native 7247
Africa Socotra Arch. SOC native 37631
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 7247
Africa Somalia SOM native 12484
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4391
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 7247
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 12484
Asia Thailand THA native 7247
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 7247
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 46904
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631
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