Epinephelus poecilonotus was reported from 24 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 21 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 3 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: east coast of Africa to Japan, Korea, South China Sea, Viet Nam, and Fiji. Unknown from the Red Sea and Persian Gulf.
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Table 1: Present in 21 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 49596
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 4787
Africa Comoros COM native 5222
Oceania Fiji FJI native 5222
Asia India IND native 5222
Asia Japan JPN native 4787
Africa Kenya KEN native 4787
Asia Korea (North) PRK native 5222
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 4787
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Africa Somalia SOM native 4787
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4319
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 5222
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5222
Africa Tanzania TZA native 5222
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 5222

Table 2: Possible in 3 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Madagascar MDG questionable 3153
Africa Réunion REU questionable 3153
Africa Rodriguez ROD questionable 3153

Table 4: Reported from 24 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 49596
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 4787
Africa Comoros COM native 5222
Oceania Fiji FJI native 5222
Asia India IND native 5222
Asia Japan JPN native 4787
Africa Kenya KEN native 4787
Asia Korea (North) PRK native 5222
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Africa Madagascar MDG questionable 3153
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 4787
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Africa Réunion REU questionable 3153
Africa Rodriguez ROD questionable 3153
Africa Somalia SOM native 4787
Africa South Africa ZAF native 4319
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 5222
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5222
Africa Tanzania TZA native 5222
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 5222
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