Thalassoma quinquevittatum was reported from 38 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 38 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: East Africa to the Hawaiian, Marquesan, and Tuamoto islands, north to the Ryukyu Islands. Replaced by Thalassoma cupido from southern Japan to Taiwan, Thalassoma heiseri in Pitcairn, and Thalassoma loxum at Oman (Ref. 37816). Reported hybrids with Thalassoma jansenii in Banda Sea, Indonesia and with Thalassoma nigrofasciatum in Holmes Reef, Coral Sea (Ref. 57554).
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Table 1: Present in 38 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
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 47843
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 4517
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 27157
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Asia Malaysia MYS native 4789
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 1602
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1602
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11897
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 58652
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 1602
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Seychelles SYC native 10685
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4392
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 1602
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 37816

Table 4: Reported from 38 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 47843
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 4517
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 27157
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Asia Malaysia MYS native 4789
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 1602
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1602
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11897
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 58652
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 1602
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Seychelles SYC native 10685
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4392
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 1602
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 37816
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