: the species is currently present in 15 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
: possible in 1 of them (stray, questionable);
: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
: all reports listed together.
: Western Indian Ocean: East Africa, including Madagascar, Seychelles, and Mauritius to the south coast of India and Sri Lanka. Absent from the Red Sea (probably replaced by Scarus fuscopurpureus
) and Persian Gulf. Presence in Somalia to be confirmed (Ref. 30573
). Eastern Indian Ocean: Similan Island, Thailand (Ref. 9710
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