Pterois mombasae was reported from 14 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 13 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: Durban in South Africa, Sri Lanka, India, New Guinea and Solomon Islands. First recorded in the northeastern Indian Ocean from Indonesia and Australia (Ref. 5978).
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Table 1: Present in 13 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 5978
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Africa Kenya KEN native 3503
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 90102
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 90102
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4313
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 4313
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Philippines PHL questionable 45205

Table 4: Reported from 14 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 5978
Africa Djibouti DJI native 5450
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Africa Kenya KEN native 3503
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 90102
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL questionable 45205
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 90102
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4313
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 4313
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631
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