Sardinella brachysoma was reported from 14 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 12 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 2 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: Madagascar (but apparently not elsewhere in the western Indian Ocean), Madras, Indonesia, northern Australia. Chan's Hong Kong and Taipei specimens were most likely Sardinella hualiensis. Occurrence in Thailand (Ref. 1632) needs to be confirmed.
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Table 1: Present in 12 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 188
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 188
Africa Madagascar MDG native 188
Asia Malaysia MYS native 188
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6993
Asia Philippines PHL native 280
Asia Singapore SGP native 188
Asia Thailand THA native 37773

Table 2: Possible in 2 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia China CHN questionable 47439
Asia Taiwan TWN questionable 55073

Table 4: Reported from 14 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 75154
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 188
Asia China CHN questionable 47439
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 188
Africa Madagascar MDG native 188
Asia Malaysia MYS native 188
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6993
Asia Philippines PHL native 280
Asia Singapore SGP native 188
Asia Taiwan TWN questionable 55073
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
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