Triaenodon obesus was reported from 86 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 86 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: Red Sea and East Africa to Indonesia and the Arafura Sea (Ref. 9819), north to Ryukyu and Ogasawara islands, south to New South Wales (Australia), New Caledonia, and the Austral and Pitcairn islands; throughout Micronesia. Eastern Pacific: Cocos and Galapagos islands, Panama to Costa Rica.
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Table 1: Present in 86 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 244
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 6871
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 244
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 244
Asia Cambodia KHM native 244
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 9997
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 244
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
South America Cocos I. (C.R.) CCC native 9253
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
South America Colombia COL native 41373
Africa Comoros COM native 244
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 244
North America Costa Rica CRI native 244
Africa Djibouti DJI native 244
South America Ecuador ECU native 40498
Africa Egypt EGY native 244
Africa Eritrea ERI native 244
Oceania Fiji FJI native 244
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 89972
South America Galapagos Is. GOS native 5227
Oceania Guam GUM native 244
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 9997
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 244
Asia Iran IRN native 244
Asia Israel ISR native 244
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Johnston I. JTN native 9997
Asia Jordan JOR native 244
Africa Kenya KEN native 244
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 244
Asia Macau MAC native 9997
Africa Madagascar MDG native 244
Asia Malaysia MYS native 53392
Asia Maldives MDV native 244
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 9997
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 244
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
North America Mexico MEX native 96339
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 9997
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Asia Myanmar MMR native 244
Oceania Nauru NRU native 244
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 244
Oceania Niue NIU native 244
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 244
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 244
Oceania Palau PLW native 244
North America Panama PAN native 244
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 244
Asia Philippines PHL native 47737
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 244
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
North America Revillagigedo REV native 38550
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 244
Oceania Samoa WSM native 244
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 244
Africa Seychelles SYC native 244
Asia Singapore SGP native 244
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 244
Africa Somalia SOM native 244
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5578
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 244
Africa Sudan SDN native 244
Oceania Tahiti TIT native 9997
Asia Taiwan TWN native 244
Africa Tanzania TZA native 244
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tokelau TKL native 244
Oceania Tonga TON native 244
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 9997
Oceania Tuvalu TUV native 9997
Oceania US Minor Is. UMI native 72402
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 244
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 9705
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 9997
Oceania Wallis Futuna WLF native 244
Asia Yemen YEM native 244

Table 4: Reported from 86 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 244
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 6871
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 244
Asia Brunei Darsm BRN native 244
Asia Cambodia KHM native 244
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 9997
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 27307
Asia China CHN native 244
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
South America Cocos I. (C.R.) CCC native 9253
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
South America Colombia COL native 41373
Africa Comoros COM native 244
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 244
North America Costa Rica CRI native 244
Africa Djibouti DJI native 244
South America Ecuador ECU native 40498
Africa Egypt EGY native 244
Africa Eritrea ERI native 244
Oceania Fiji FJI native 244
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 89972
South America Galapagos Is. GOS native 5227
Oceania Guam GUM native 244
Oceania Hawaii HWI native 58302
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 9997
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 244
Asia Iran IRN native 244
Asia Israel ISR native 244
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Johnston I. JTN native 9997
Asia Jordan JOR native 244
Africa Kenya KEN native 244
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 244
Asia Macau MAC native 9997
Africa Madagascar MDG native 244
Asia Malaysia MYS native 53392
Asia Maldives MDV native 244
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 9997
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 244
Africa Mauritius MUS native 58078
Africa Mayotte MYT native 97629
North America Mexico MEX native 96339
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 9997
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 57683
Asia Myanmar MMR native 244
Oceania Nauru NRU native 244
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 244
Oceania Niue NIU native 244
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 244
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Asia Pakistan PAK native 244
Oceania Palau PLW native 244
North America Panama PAN native 244
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 244
Asia Philippines PHL native 47737
Oceania Pitcairn PCN native 244
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
North America Revillagigedo REV native 38550
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 244
Oceania Samoa WSM native 244
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 244
Africa Seychelles SYC native 244
Asia Singapore SGP native 244
Oceania Solomon Is. SLB native 244
Africa Somalia SOM native 244
Africa South Africa ZAF native 5578
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 244
Africa Sudan SDN native 244
Oceania Tahiti TIT native 9997
Asia Taiwan TWN native 244
Africa Tanzania TZA native 244
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Timor-Leste TLS Native 118793
Oceania Tokelau TKL native 244
Oceania Tonga TON native 244
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 9997
Oceania Tuvalu TUV native 9997
Oceania US Minor Is. UMI native 72402
Oceania Vanuatu VUT native 244
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 9705
Oceania Wake I. WAK native 9997
Oceania Wallis Futuna WLF native 244
Asia Yemen YEM native 244
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