Engraulis japonicus was reported from 18 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 11 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 6 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 1 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Western Pacific: southern Sakhalin Islands, Sea of Japan and Pacific coasts of Japan, and south to almost Canton/Taiwan; rare records (seems to represent stray fishes) off the coasts of Luzon and Western Mindanao, Philippines and from Manado and Ujung Pandang, Sulawesi, Indonesia (Ref. 189).
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Table 1: Present in 11 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia China CHN native 189
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia Indonesia IDN native 189
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Korea (North) PRK native 189
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Asia Philippines PHL native 189
Europe Russia RUS native 189
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 189
Asia Taiwan TWN native 189
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 9706

Table 2: Possible in 6 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
North America Alaska ALK stray 96339
Africa Kenya KEN questionable 12484
Africa Mauritius MUS questionable 9615
Africa Mozambique MOZ questionable 12484
Africa South Africa ZAF questionable 12484
Africa Tanzania TZA questionable 2871

Table 3: Absent from 1 countries/islands (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Africa Namibia NAM misidentification 12484

Table 4: Reported from 18 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
North America Alaska ALK stray 96339
Asia China CHN native 189
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia Indonesia IDN native 189
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Africa Kenya KEN questionable 12484
Asia Korea (North) PRK native 189
Asia Korea (South) KOR native 77001
Africa Mauritius MUS questionable 9615
Africa Mozambique MOZ questionable 12484
Africa Namibia NAM misidentification 12484
Asia Philippines PHL native 189
Europe Russia RUS native 189
Asia Ryukyu Is. RYU native 189
Africa South Africa ZAF questionable 12484
Asia Taiwan TWN native 189
Africa Tanzania TZA questionable 2871
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 9706
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