Acanthurus guttatus was reported from 40 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 40 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-Pacific: oceanic islands in the western Indian Ocean to the Hawaiian, Marquesan and Tuamoto islands, north to the Ryukyu Islands, south to New Caledonia and Rapa.
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Table 1: Present in 40 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Oceania Australia AUS native 2334
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 37792
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Oceania Fiji FJI native 10708
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 1920
Oceania Guam GUM native 35721
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 1920
Asia Indonesia IDN native 48637
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Johnston I. JTN native 37792
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 1920
Asia Maldives MDV native 30829
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 4795
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1920
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 1602
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1920
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 393
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 121505
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 559
Oceania Samoa WSM native 1920
Africa Seychelles SYC native 90102
Oceania Tahiti TIT native 1920
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 1920
Oceania US Minor Is. UMI native 1920
North America USA USA introduced 83716
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 1920
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 1920
Oceania Wallis Futuna WLF native 84356

Table 4: Reported from 40 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Oceania Australia AUS native 2334
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 37792
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Oceania Fiji FJI native 10708
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 1920
Oceania Guam GUM native 35721
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 1920
Asia Indonesia IDN native 48637
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Johnston I. JTN native 37792
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 1920
Asia Maldives MDV native 30829
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 4795
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1920
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 1602
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1920
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 393
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 121505
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 559
Oceania Samoa WSM native 1920
Africa Seychelles SYC native 90102
Oceania Tahiti TIT native 1920
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 1920
Oceania US Minor Is. UMI native 1920
North America USA USA introduced 83716
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 1920
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 1920
Oceania Wallis Futuna WLF native 84356
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