Polydactylus sexfilis was reported from 32 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 32 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: mainly around oceanic islands. Known from Mauritius, Seychelles, Kenya and many islands of the northern Indian Ocean; then from Indonesia north to the Ryukyu, Ogasawara and Yaeyama islands and east to the Hawaiian Islands, French Polynesia and Pitcairn. Has not been collected in Australia (Ref. 57343).
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Table 1: Present in 32 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 1479
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Oceania Fiji FJI native 85272
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 6784
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 57343
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 9685
Asia Japan JPN native 1602
Africa Kenya KEN native 9685
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 1602
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 37816
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 1602
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 86942
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 9685
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 9685
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Asia Taiwan TWN native 43515
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 1602

Table 4: Reported from 32 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 1479
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Oceania Fiji FJI native 85272
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 6784
Oceania Guam GUM native 37816
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 57343
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 9685
Asia Japan JPN native 1602
Africa Kenya KEN native 9685
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 1602
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 37816
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 1602
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 86942
Oceania Niue NIU native 3804
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 9685
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 9685
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Asia Taiwan TWN native 43515
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 1602
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