Scatophagus argus 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: Kuwait to Fiji, north to southern Japan, south to New Caledonia. Reported from Samoa (Ref. 9710), Tonga (Ref. 53797), and the Society Islands (Ref. 2847).
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Table 1: Present in 40 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 44894
Asia Bahrain BHR native 68964
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 1479
Asia Cambodia KHM native 12693
Asia China CHN native 33462
Oceania Fiji FJI native 12743
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 2847
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 4833
Asia Indonesia IDN native 48637
Asia Iran IRN native 47613
Asia Iraq IRQ native 51878
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Kuwait KWT native 1602
Asia Malaysia MYS native 27550
Europe Malta MLT introduced 95718
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Asia Myanmar MMR native 5736
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11889
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 2872
Oceania Palau PLW native 1602
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 280
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 9710
Oceania Samoa WSM native 9710
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 68964
Asia Singapore SGP native 43081
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 6028
Oceania Tahiti TIT native 4537
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
Asia Thailand THA native 36921
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 78572
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 13300
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 12846

Table 4: Reported from 40 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 44894
Asia Bahrain BHR native 68964
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 1479
Asia Cambodia KHM native 12693
Asia China CHN native 33462
Oceania Fiji FJI native 12743
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 2847
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 4833
Asia Indonesia IDN native 48637
Asia Iran IRN native 47613
Asia Iraq IRQ native 51878
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Kuwait KWT native 1602
Asia Malaysia MYS native 27550
Europe Malta MLT introduced 95718
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Asia Myanmar MMR native 5736
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11889
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 2872
Oceania Palau PLW native 1602
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 280
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 9710
Oceania Samoa WSM native 9710
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 68964
Asia Singapore SGP native 43081
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 6028
Oceania Tahiti TIT native 4537
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
Asia Thailand THA native 36921
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 78572
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 13300
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 12846
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