Gymnothorax pictus was reported from 53 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 53 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 (Ref. 26165) to the Galapagos, Cocos, and Clipperton islands, north to the Hawaiian and Ryukyu islands, south to Australia and the Kermadec Islands.
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Table 1: Present in 53 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 Brunei Darsm BRN native 4690
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
North America Clipperton I. CLI native 1602
South America Cocos I. (C.R.) CCC native 9324
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
North America Costa Rica CRI native 9324
Oceania Fiji FJI native 4690
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 9710
South America Galapagos Is. GOS native 28023
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 3257
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Africa Kenya KEN native 4690
Oceania Kermadec Is. KMD native 8879
Africa Madagascar MDG native 4690
Asia Malaysia MYS native 4690
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 37816
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
North America Mexico MEX native 45255
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 1602
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 41878
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11889
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 37816
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
North America Panama PAN native 9324
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6993
Asia Philippines PHL native 5399
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 90102
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
North America Revillagigedo REV native 97056
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 559
Oceania Samoa WSM native 4690
Africa Seychelles SYC native 3258
Asia Singapore SGP native 4690
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 3257
Asia Taiwan TWN native 12711
Africa Tanzania TZA native 2871
Asia Thailand THA native 1632
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 4690
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 9706

Table 4: Reported from 53 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 Brunei Darsm BRN native 4690
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
North America Clipperton I. CLI native 1602
South America Cocos I. (C.R.) CCC native 9324
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
North America Costa Rica CRI native 9324
Oceania Fiji FJI native 4690
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 9710
South America Galapagos Is. GOS native 28023
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 3257
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Africa Kenya KEN native 4690
Oceania Kermadec Is. KMD native 8879
Africa Madagascar MDG native 4690
Asia Malaysia MYS native 4690
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 37816
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
North America Mexico MEX native 45255
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 1602
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 41878
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11889
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 37816
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
North America Panama PAN native 9324
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6993
Asia Philippines PHL native 5399
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 90102
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
North America Revillagigedo REV native 97056
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 559
Oceania Samoa WSM native 4690
Africa Seychelles SYC native 3258
Asia Singapore SGP native 4690
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 3257
Asia Taiwan TWN native 12711
Africa Tanzania TZA native 2871
Asia Thailand THA native 1632
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 4690
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 9706
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