Gymnothorax richardsonii was reported from 32 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 32 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: Red Sea and East Africa (Ref. 33390) to the Society Islands, north to the Ryukyus, south to the Cook Islands; Mariana and Caroline islands in Micronesia.
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Table 1: Present in 32 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 637
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 1602
Asia China CHN native 57879
Africa Comoros COM native 33390
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 1602
Oceania Fiji FJI native 45255
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 1602
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 6934
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Africa Kenya KEN native 31740
Africa Madagascar MDG native 33390
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 33390
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6993
Asia Philippines PHL native 280
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 559
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Oceania Tahiti TIT native 559
Asia Taiwan TWN native 6934
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534

Table 4: Reported from 32 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 637
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 1602
Asia China CHN native 57879
Africa Comoros COM native 33390
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 1602
Oceania Fiji FJI native 45255
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 1602
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 6934
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Africa Kenya KEN native 31740
Africa Madagascar MDG native 33390
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 33390
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6993
Asia Philippines PHL native 280
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 559
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Oceania Tahiti TIT native 559
Asia Taiwan TWN native 6934
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
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