Sphyraena flavicauda was reported from 41 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 41 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-West Pacific: Persian Gulf (Ref.80050); Red Sea to Samoa, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to the Great Barrier Reef. The exact range is uncertain because of confusion of this species with Sphyraena obtusata (Ref. 9768). Mediterranean: Lessepsian migrant (Ref. 50345).
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Table 1: Present in 41 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 1602
Asia Bahrain BHR native 68964
Asia Cambodia KHM native 84750
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Oceania Fiji FJI native 85272
Europe Greece GRC introduced 113897
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 48637
Asia Israel ISR native 28620
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 31740
Asia Kuwait KWT native 68964
Asia Malaysia MYS native 35545
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 90102
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 41878
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11889
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 6956
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 559
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 68964
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5491
Asia Syria SYR introduced 87676
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 51015
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Asia Turkey TUR introduced 57855
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 9706

Table 4: Reported from 41 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 1602
Asia Bahrain BHR native 68964
Asia Cambodia KHM native 84750
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Oceania Fiji FJI native 85272
Europe Greece GRC introduced 113897
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 48637
Asia Israel ISR native 28620
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 31740
Asia Kuwait KWT native 68964
Asia Malaysia MYS native 35545
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 90102
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 41878
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11889
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 6956
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 559
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 68964
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5491
Asia Syria SYR introduced 87676
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 51015
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Asia Turkey TUR introduced 57855
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 9706
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