Cephalopholis leopardus was reported from 39 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 39 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 (but not the Red Sea, Persian Gulf or South Africa) to the Society Islands, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to northern Australia. Including most islands of the Indian Ocean and that of the west-central Pacific (Ref. 5222). Record from Rodriguez by Heemstra & Randall (1984, Ref. 3153) could not be verified and is probably erroneous (Ref. 33390).
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Table 1: Present in 39 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 4787
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Cambodia KHM native 85282
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 4787
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 4787
Africa Comoros COM native 4787
Oceania Fiji FJI native 4787
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 4795
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5222
Asia Japan JPN native 5222
Africa Kenya KEN native 4787
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 4787
Africa Madagascar MDG native 33390
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 4787
Africa Mauritius MUS native 4787
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11897
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 37816
Oceania Palau PLW native 4787
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 5222
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 5222
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Seychelles SYC native 4787
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 4787
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 4787
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5222
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4787
Oceania Tonga TON native 4787
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 33390
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534

Table 4: Reported from 39 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 4787
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Cambodia KHM native 85282
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 4787
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 4787
Africa Comoros COM native 4787
Oceania Fiji FJI native 4787
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 4795
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5222
Asia Japan JPN native 5222
Africa Kenya KEN native 4787
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 4787
Africa Madagascar MDG native 33390
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 4787
Africa Mauritius MUS native 4787
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11897
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 37816
Oceania Palau PLW native 4787
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 5222
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 5222
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Seychelles SYC native 4787
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 4787
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 4787
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5222
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4787
Oceania Tonga TON native 4787
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 33390
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
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