Anabas testudineus was reported from 21 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 20 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 0 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 1 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Asia: India to Wallace line including China. May have been distributed in more areas than were commonly reported.
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Table 1: Present in 20 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS introduced 76895
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 1479
Asia Cambodia KHM native 12693
Asia China CHN native 27732
Asia India IND native 4833
Asia Indonesia IDN native 7050
Asia Laos LAO native 43281
Asia Malaysia MYS native 4835
Asia Myanmar MMR native 94495
Asia Nepal NPL native 9496
Asia Pakistan PAK native 4833
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG introduced 2847
Asia Philippines PHL introduced 280
Asia Singapore SGP native 4833
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 6028
Asia Taiwan TWN native 27732
Asia Thailand THA native 26336
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 78572
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 44416

Table 3: Absent from 1 country/island (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
North America USA USA not established 3814

Table 4: Reported from 21 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS introduced 76895
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 1479
Asia Cambodia KHM native 12693
Asia China CHN native 27732
Asia India IND native 4833
Asia Indonesia IDN native 7050
Asia Laos LAO native 43281
Asia Malaysia MYS native 4835
Asia Myanmar MMR native 94495
Asia Nepal NPL native 9496
Asia Pakistan PAK native 4833
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG introduced 2847
Asia Philippines PHL introduced 280
Asia Singapore SGP native 4833
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 6028
Asia Taiwan TWN native 27732
Asia Thailand THA native 26336
Asia Timor-Leste TLS native 78572
North America USA USA not established 3814
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 44416
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