Terapon puta was reported from 24 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 23 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-West Pacific: northern Indian Ocean and the Indo-Australian Archipelago. A lessepsian migrant, now prevalent in the Mediterranean (Ref. 43448).
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Table 1: Present in 23 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 3132
Asia Bahrain BHR native 68964
Africa Egypt EGY introduced 43448
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Iraq IRQ native 51878
Asia Kuwait KWT native 80050
Asia Lebanon LBN introduced 43448
Asia Malaysia MYS native 27550
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 2872
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 31411
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 68964
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Asia Syria SYR introduced 87676
Africa Tanzania TZA native 2871
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964

Table 2: Possible in 1 country/island (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Viet Nam VNM questionable 12846

Table 4: Reported from 24 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 3132
Asia Bahrain BHR native 68964
Africa Egypt EGY introduced 43448
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Iraq IRQ native 51878
Asia Kuwait KWT native 80050
Asia Lebanon LBN introduced 43448
Asia Malaysia MYS native 27550
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 2872
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6192
Asia Philippines PHL native 31411
Asia Qatar QAT native 68964
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 68964
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Asia Syria SYR introduced 87676
Africa Tanzania TZA native 2871
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia United Arab Em. ARE native 68964
Asia Viet Nam VNM questionable 12846
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