Synodus dermatogenys was reported from 31 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 30 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-Pacific: Red Sea to the Hawaiian, Line, Marquesan, and Tuamoto islands, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to Lord Howe; including Micronesia (Ref. 2334). Range extend to Southeast Atlantic, Algoa Bay, South Africa (Ref. 11228). Most authors misidentified this species as Synodus variegatus (Lacepède).
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Table 1: Present in 30 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 2334
Africa Comoros COM native 33390
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 37816
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia Indonesia IDN native 8631
Asia Japan JPN native 1602
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 1602
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 37816
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 1602
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 37816
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 1602
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 9070
Oceania Norfolk I. NFK native 8880
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 37816
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 48613
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 1602
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 11228
Asia Taiwan TWN native 55073
Oceania Tonga TON native 33390
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 1602

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Mozambique MOZ questionable 57683

Table 4: Reported from 31 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 2334
Africa Comoros COM native 33390
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 37816
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia Indonesia IDN native 8631
Asia Japan JPN native 1602
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 1602
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 37816
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 1602
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 37816
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 1602
Africa Mozambique MOZ questionable 57683
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 9070
Oceania Norfolk I. NFK native 8880
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 37816
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 48613
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 1602
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 11228
Asia Taiwan TWN native 55073
Oceania Tonga TON native 33390
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 1602
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