Acanthurus gahhm was reported from 13 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 4 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 9 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Western Indian Ocean: endemic to the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden.
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Table 1: Present in 4 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Egypt EGY native 87788
Africa Socotra Arch. SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631

Table 2: Possible in 9 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia India IND questionable 45255
Asia Japan JPN questionable 559
Africa Mozambique MOZ questionable 57683
Oceania Palau PLW questionable 103126
Asia Philippines PHL questionable 5399
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU questionable 1921
Africa Seychelles SYC questionable 1623
Asia Taiwan TWN questionable 12711
Oceania Wallis Futuna WLF questionable 84356

Table 4: Reported from 13 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Egypt EGY native 87788
Asia India IND questionable 45255
Asia Japan JPN questionable 559
Africa Mozambique MOZ questionable 57683
Oceania Palau PLW questionable 103126
Asia Philippines PHL questionable 5399
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU questionable 1921
Africa Seychelles SYC questionable 1623
Africa Socotra Arch. SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Asia Taiwan TWN questionable 12711
Oceania Wallis Futuna WLF questionable 84356
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631
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