Cheilopogon unicolor was reported from 18 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 17 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: Pacific Ocean: southern Japan, Taiwan, Philippines, New Guinea, and eastern Australia up to Hawaiian Islands and Tahiti.
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Table 1: Present in 17 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Oceania Australia AUS native 27313
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Oceania Fiji FJI native 85272
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia Indonesia IDN native 27313
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6993
Asia Philippines PHL native 27313
Africa Rodriguez ROD native 33390
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 559
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Oceania Tahiti TIT native 27313
Asia Taiwan TWN native 12711
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Mauritius MUS questionable 33390

Table 4: Reported from 18 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Oceania Australia AUS native 27313
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Oceania Fiji FJI native 85272
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia Indonesia IDN native 27313
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 37816
Africa Mauritius MUS questionable 33390
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6993
Asia Philippines PHL native 27313
Africa Rodriguez ROD native 33390
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 559
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Oceania Tahiti TIT native 27313
Asia Taiwan TWN native 12711
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
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