Hemitaurichthys polylepis 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: Pacific Ocean: Christmas Island in the eastern Indian Ocean to Indonesia and the Hawaiian, Line, and Pitcairn islands, north to southern Japan, south to Rowley Shoals and New Caledonia. Replaced by Hemitaurichthys zoster in the Indian Ocean (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 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 1602
Asia China CHN native 57879
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 89972
Oceania Guam GUM native 28618
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia Indonesia IDN native 1602
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 37816
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 90102
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 5439
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 1602
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 37816
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 1602
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 1602
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 43239
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 46904

Table 4: Reported from 29 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 1602
Asia China CHN native 57879
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 89972
Oceania Guam GUM native 28618
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia Indonesia IDN native 1602
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 37816
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 90102
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 5439
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 1602
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 37816
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 1602
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 1602
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 43239
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 46904
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European Union's Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 226874

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