Sargocentron melanospilos was reported from 29 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 29 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 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 (Ref. 12541), Zanzibar (Tanzania), Aldabra and Seychelles to the Marshall Islands and American Samoa, north to Taiwan, southern Japan and the Ogasawara Islands, south to the southern Great Barrier Reef and the Chesterfield Islands. Replaced by Sargocentron marisrubri in the Red Sea (Ref. 37816).
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Table 1: Present in 29 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 4201
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 3079
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 90102
Africa Comoros COM native 33390
Oceania Fiji FJI native 27370
Asia Indonesia IDN native 27370
Asia Japan JPN native 27370
Asia Maldives MDV native 30829
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 5439
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 27370
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 3079
Oceania Niue NIU native 37816
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6993
Asia Philippines PHL native 58652
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 27370
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Seychelles SYC native 27370
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 3079
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Asia Taiwan TWN native 27370
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4201
Oceania Tonga TON native 27370
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 3079
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 37816

Table 4: Reported from 29 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 4201
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 3079
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 90102
Africa Comoros COM native 33390
Oceania Fiji FJI native 27370
Asia Indonesia IDN native 27370
Asia Japan JPN native 27370
Asia Maldives MDV native 30829
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 5439
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 27370
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 3079
Oceania Niue NIU native 37816
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6993
Asia Philippines PHL native 58652
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 27370
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Seychelles SYC native 27370
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 3079
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Asia Taiwan TWN native 27370
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4201
Oceania Tonga TON native 27370
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 3079
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 37816
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