Acanthurus olivaceus was reported from 40 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 39 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 1 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Pacific Ocean: Christmas Island and Cocos-Keeling Islands in the eastern Indian Ocean to the Hawaiian and Tuamoto islands, north to Japan, south to Lord Howe Island. Replaced by Acanthurus tennenti in the Indian Ocean (Ref. 37816).
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Table 1: Present in 39 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 China CHN native 57879
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 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 1920
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Johnston I. JTN native 1920
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Asia Malaysia MYS native 5756
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1920
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11897
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania Norfolk I. NFK native 37792
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1920
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 2858
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 121505
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 28618
Oceania Samoa WSM native 1920
Oceania Tahiti TIT native 4795
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 4795
Oceania US Minor Is. UMI native 1920
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 46904
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534

Table 3: Absent from 1 country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS misidentification 1602

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 China CHN native 57879
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 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 1920
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Johnston I. JTN native 1920
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Asia Malaysia MYS native 5756
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS misidentification 1602
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1920
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11897
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Oceania Norfolk I. NFK native 37792
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1920
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 2858
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 121505
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 28618
Oceania Samoa WSM native 1920
Oceania Tahiti TIT native 4795
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 4795
Oceania US Minor Is. UMI native 1920
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 46904
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
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