Rhinopias aphanes was reported from 6 countries/islands


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

Distribution: Western Pacific: only in the Coral Sea and adjacent waters; collected from Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu and northeastern Australia. Reports from Japan and Penghu Archipelago (Ref. 55073) are in error.
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Table 1: Present in 4 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Indonesia IDN native 48635
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 57714
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192

Table 3: Absent from 2 country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Japan JPN error 57714
Asia Taiwan TWN error 57714

Table 4: Reported from 6 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Indonesia IDN native 48635
Asia Japan JPN error 57714
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 57714
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Taiwan TWN error 57714
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