Squatina japonica was reported from 7 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 6 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 1 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Northwest Pacific: Japan, Yellow Sea, Korea, and northern China.
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Table 1: Present in 6 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia China CHN native 247
Asia Japan JPN native 247
Asia Korea (North) PRK native 247
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 247
Asia Taiwan TWN native 247

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Philippines PHL questionable 47737

Table 4: Reported from 7 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia China CHN native 247
Asia Japan JPN native 247
Asia Korea (North) PRK native 247
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Philippines PHL questionable 47737
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 247
Asia Taiwan TWN native 247
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European Union's Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 226874

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