: the species is currently present in 12 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
: possible in 0 of them (stray, questionable);
: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
: all reports listed together.
Distribution: Eastern Indian Ocean: Phuket, Thailand; southern coasts of East Java and Bali; and Western Australia. Western Pacific: Java Sea, Philippines, Hong Kong, Taiwan Island, southern Japan. Can not be distinguished as yet on morphological grounds from Sardinella aurita which occurs in the Atlantic Ocean.
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