Pomacanthus imperator was reported from 57 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 57 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: Red Sea and East Africa to the Hawaiian, Line and Tuamoto islands, north to southern Japan and the Ogasawara Islands, south to the Great Barrier Reef, New Caledonia, and the Austral Islands (Ref. 33390). Not found in Easter Island, Rapa and the Marquesan Islands (Ref. 48391).
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Table 1: Present in 57 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Oceania Australia AUS native 5978
Africa Cargados Carajos CRG native 33390
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 45255
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Africa Comoros COM native 33390
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Africa Egypt EGY native 87788
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 9710
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI introduced 58302
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 12087
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Israel ISR native 28620
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 12484
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 1602
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 37816
Africa Madagascar MDG native 12484
Asia Malaysia MYS native 5756
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 28618
Africa Mauritius MUS native 33390
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 1602
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 6306
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 28618
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 2858
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 87915
North America Puerto Rico PRI introduced 59238
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Africa Rodriguez ROD native 33390
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 28618
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 100374
Africa Seychelles SYC native 4858
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5953
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 10361
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
Africa Tanzania TZA native 47838
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 2334
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 46904
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 46893
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631

Table 4: Reported from 57 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Oceania Australia AUS native 5978
Africa Cargados Carajos CRG native 33390
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 45255
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Africa Comoros COM native 33390
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Africa Egypt EGY native 87788
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 9710
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI introduced 58302
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 12087
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Israel ISR native 28620
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Jordan JOR native 58021
Africa Kenya KEN native 12484
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 1602
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 37816
Africa Madagascar MDG native 12484
Asia Malaysia MYS native 5756
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 28618
Africa Mauritius MUS native 33390
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 1602
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 6306
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 28618
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 2858
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 87915
North America Puerto Rico PRI introduced 59238
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Africa Rodriguez ROD native 33390
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 28618
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 100374
Africa Seychelles SYC native 4858
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5953
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 10361
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
Africa Tanzania TZA native 47838
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 2334
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 46904
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 46893
Asia Yemen YEM native 37631
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