Acanthurus achilles was reported from 26 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 25 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 1 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Western Pacific: oceanic islands of Oceania to the Hawaiian and Pitcairn islands. Also known from Wake, Marcus, and Mariana islands. Eastern Central Pacific: southern tip of Baja California, Mexico (Ref. 9267) and other offshore islands.
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Table 1: Present in 25 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 37792
North America Clipperton I. CLI native 37792
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Oceania Fiji FJI native 37792
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 4795
Oceania Guam GUM native 35721
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia Japan JPN native 9710
Oceania Johnston I. JTN native 1602
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 1602
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1602
North America Mexico MEX native 37955
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 1602
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Oceania Palau PLW native 103126
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 121505
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Oceania Tahiti TIT native 4795
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 4795
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 37816

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Philippines PHL questionable 393

Table 4: Reported from 26 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 37792
North America Clipperton I. CLI native 37792
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Oceania Fiji FJI native 37792
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 4795
Oceania Guam GUM native 35721
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia Japan JPN native 9710
Oceania Johnston I. JTN native 1602
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 1602
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1602
North America Mexico MEX native 37955
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 1602
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Oceania Palau PLW native 103126
Asia Philippines PHL questionable 393
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 121505
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Oceania Tahiti TIT native 4795
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 4795
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 37816
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