Acanthurus mata was reported from 46 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 46 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 south to Natal, South Africa and east to the Marquesas and Tuamoto islands, north to southern Japan, south to the southern Great Barrier Reef and New Caledonia.
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Table 1: Present in 46 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 2334
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 37792
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 37792
Asia China CHN native 57879
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Africa Comoros COM native 37792
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Oceania Fiji FJI native 37792
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 4795
Oceania Guam GUM native 35721
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Africa Madagascar MDG native 37792
Asia Malaysia MYS native 27550
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 2334
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1920
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11889
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 37792
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 393
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 559
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 3145
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 11298
Oceania Tahiti TIT native 4795
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 51015
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 1920
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Asia Yemen YEM native 28016

Table 4: Reported from 46 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 2334
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 37792
Asia Chagos Is. CHG native 37792
Asia China CHN native 57879
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Africa Comoros COM native 37792
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Oceania Fiji FJI native 37792
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 4795
Oceania Guam GUM native 35721
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 5978
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Africa Madagascar MDG native 37792
Asia Malaysia MYS native 27550
Asia Maldives MDV native 11303
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 2334
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1920
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 3807
Africa Mozambique MOZ native 5213
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11889
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 37792
Asia Ogasawara Is. OGW native 26066
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 393
Africa Réunion REU native 53568
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 559
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Africa Seychelles SYC native 1623
Africa Socotra Arch SOC native 37631
Africa Somalia SOM native 30573
Africa South Africa ZAF native 3145
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 11298
Oceania Tahiti TIT native 4795
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Africa Tanzania TZA native 51015
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 118793
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 1920
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
Asia Yemen YEM native 28016
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