Anguilla bicolor was reported from 32 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 31 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: Indo-Pacific: widespread in the tropical Indian Ocean and western Pacific. Known in Australia only from streams in the Kimberley regions of northern western Australia. Africa: widespread but relatively uncommon along east and southeast African coast and Madagascar (Ref. 7248). Mozambique; Lower Zambezi River (Ref. 39494). Most easily confused with Anguilla obscura and the surest way to distinguish them is by the count of vertebrae (Ref. 9828).
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Table 1: Present in 31 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 5259
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 45255
Asia Cambodia KHM native 12693
Africa Comoros COM native 79840
Oceania Guam GUM native 35721
Asia India IND native 41236
Asia Indonesia IDN native 7050
Asia Japan JPN native 96269
Africa Kenya KEN native 52331
Africa Madagascar MDG native 56151
Asia Malaysia MYS native 89935
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 7248
Asia Myanmar MMR native 5736
Asia Pakistan PAK native 4832
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 2847
Asia Philippines PHL native 2858
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Africa Rodriguez ROD native 33390
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Africa South Africa ZAF native 7248
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 6028
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4967
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 78572
Africa Zimbabwe ZWE native 13337

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Thailand THA questionable 37773

Table 4: Reported from 32 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 5259
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 45255
Asia Cambodia KHM native 12693
Africa Comoros COM native 79840
Oceania Guam GUM native 35721
Asia India IND native 41236
Asia Indonesia IDN native 7050
Asia Japan JPN native 96269
Africa Kenya KEN native 52331
Africa Madagascar MDG native 56151
Asia Malaysia MYS native 89935
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 7248
Asia Myanmar MMR native 5736
Asia Pakistan PAK native 4832
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 2847
Asia Philippines PHL native 2858
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Africa Rodriguez ROD native 33390
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Africa South Africa ZAF native 7248
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 6028
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 4967
Asia Thailand THA questionable 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 78572
Africa Zimbabwe ZWE native 13337
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