: the species is currently present in 13 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: Western Pacific: Indochina to Papua New Guinea, north to Ryukyu Islands, south to northwestern Australia and the Great Barrier Reef. Replaced by Meiacanthus kamoharai in southern Japan.
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European Union's Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 226874