Thalassoma lutescens was reported from 36 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 36 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: Sri Lanka to Ducie Island, north to southern Japan and the Hawaiian Islands, south to southeastern Australia, Lord Howe Island, the Kermadec Islands, and Rapa. Replaced by Thalassoma grammaticum in the tropical eastern Pacific (Ref. 37816).
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Table 1: Present in 36 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia China CHN native 47843
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Oceania Easter I. EAS native 89467
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 4517
South America Galapagos Is. GOS native 5590
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia Indonesia IDN native 47567
Asia Japan JPN native 1602
Oceania Johnston I. JTN native 28618
Oceania Kermadec Is. KMD native 8879
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Asia Malaysia MYS native 4789
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1602
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11897
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
Oceania Norfolk I. NFK native 8879
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 28888
Asia Philippines PHL native 58652
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 37816
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 1602
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 37816

Table 4: Reported from 36 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia China CHN native 47843
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Oceania Easter I. EAS native 89467
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 4517
South America Galapagos Is. GOS native 5590
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia Indonesia IDN native 47567
Asia Japan JPN native 1602
Oceania Johnston I. JTN native 28618
Oceania Kermadec Is. KMD native 8879
Oceania Lord Howe I. LHI native 8879
Asia Malaysia MYS native 4789
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1602
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11897
Oceania New Zealand NZL native 5755
Oceania Norfolk I. NFK native 8879
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 28888
Asia Philippines PHL native 58652
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 37816
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 1602
Asia Taiwan TWN native 4868
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 37816
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