Caesio lunaris was reported from 61 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 60 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: Red Sea, Persian Gulf and East Africa to the Solomon Islands, north to southern Japan.
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Table 1: Present in 60 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Bahrain BHR native 402
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 402
Africa Br Indian Oc Tr IOT native 402
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 402
Asia Cambodia KHM native 402
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 402
Asia China CHN native 402
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Africa Comoros COM native 33390
Africa Djibouti DJI native 402
Africa Egypt EGY native 402
Africa Eritrea ERI native 402
Oceania Fiji FJI native 37816
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 402
Asia Iran IRN native 402
Asia Iraq IRQ native 402
Asia Israel ISR native 402
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 1723
Asia Kuwait KWT native 402
Asia Macau MAC native 402
Africa Madagascar MDG native 33390
Asia Malaysia MYS native 402
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 90102
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Asia Myanmar MMR native 402
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 101627
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 402
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 58652
Asia Qatar QAT native 402
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 402
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 402
Africa Seychelles SYC native 402
Asia Singapore SGP native 402
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 402
Africa Somalia SOM native 402
Africa South Africa ZAF native 11228
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 402
Africa Sudan SDN native 402
Asia Taiwan TWN native 402
Africa Tanzania TZA native 402
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 118793
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 402
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 12846
Asia Yemen YEM native 402

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Mozambique MOZ questionable 41878

Table 4: Reported from 61 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Bahrain BHR native 402
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 402
Africa Br Indian Oc Tr IOT native 402
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 402
Asia Cambodia KHM native 402
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 402
Asia China CHN native 402
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Africa Comoros COM native 33390
Africa Djibouti DJI native 402
Africa Egypt EGY native 402
Africa Eritrea ERI native 402
Oceania Fiji FJI native 37816
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 402
Asia Iran IRN native 402
Asia Iraq IRQ native 402
Asia Israel ISR native 402
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 1723
Asia Kuwait KWT native 402
Asia Macau MAC native 402
Africa Madagascar MDG native 33390
Asia Malaysia MYS native 402
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 90102
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Africa Mozambique MOZ questionable 41878
Asia Myanmar MMR native 402
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 101627
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 402
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 58652
Asia Qatar QAT native 402
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 402
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 402
Africa Seychelles SYC native 402
Asia Singapore SGP native 402
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 402
Africa Somalia SOM native 402
Africa South Africa ZAF native 11228
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 402
Africa Sudan SDN native 402
Asia Taiwan TWN native 402
Africa Tanzania TZA native 402
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 118793
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 402
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 12846
Asia Yemen YEM native 402
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